Writer Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 2,161 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: November 11, 2018
Average salary
$938 per week
  • Most Reported
$290
$2,816
Salary Distribution

How much does a Writer make in the United States?

The average salary for a Writer is $938 per week in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 2,161 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 the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$52.68 per hour
$46.82 per hour
$40.00 per hour
$40.00 per hour
8 salaries
$34.85 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$34.34 per hour
$31.18 per hour
$31.00 per hour
$29.75 per hour
Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$30.22 per hour
$27.98 per hour
$36.29 per hour
$27.48 per hour
$39.93 per hour

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