Writer Salaries in Chicago, IL

Salary estimated from 51 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 26, 2018
Average in Chicago, IL
$36.29 per hour
41% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$10.50
$77.45
Salary Distribution

How much does a Writer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Writer is $36.29 per hour in Chicago, IL, which is 41% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 51 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Writer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Writer is less than 1 year.
Writer salaries by company in Chicago, IL
CompanyAverage salary
$55.00 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$40.00 per hour
$31.00 per hour
$25.00 per hour
$30.49 per hour
$160 per day
$40,000 per year
$500 per day
$52,000 per year
Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$21.50 per hour
$17.73 per hour
$16.00 per hour
$69,110 per year

Writer job openings

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Writer jobs in Chicago, IL