Author Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 2,526 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 17, 2018
Average salary
$17.75 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$43.55
Salary Distribution

How much does an Author make in the United States?

The average salary for an Author is $17.75 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 2,526 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Author employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for an Author is less than 1 year.
Author salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$25.72 per hour
10 salaries
$18.61 per hour
$16.61 per hour
$20.06 per hour
6 salaries
$19.55 per hour
$17.30 per hour
$17.12 per hour
$14.94 per hour
$16.45 per hour
$16.72 per hour
Author salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$25.65 per hour
$15.16 per hour
$15.21 per hour
$14.16 per hour
$19.74 per hour

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Editorial Assistant
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