Writer Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 6,651 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: February 22, 2018
Average salary
$25.38 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$69.00
Salary Distribution

How much does a Writer make in the United States?

The average salary for a Writer is $25.38 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 6,651 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Writer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Writer is less than 1 year.
Writer salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$23.14 per hour
$22.20 per hour
$20.66 per hour
20 salaries
$18.99 per hour
$20.00 per hour
$19.62 per hour
121 salaries
$36.81 per hour
$32.86 per hour
$16.46 per hour
$15.00 per hour
Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$30.69 per hour
$23.76 per hour
$17.95 per hour
$33.27 per hour
$27.23 per hour

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