Writer Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 2,587 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 14, 2018
Average salary
$24.00 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$68.65
Salary Distribution

How much does a Writer make in the United States?

The average salary for a Writer is $24.00 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 2,587 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
6 salaries
$10.00 per hour
$9.37 per hour
89 salaries
$54,412 per year
8 salaries
$33,042 per year
$41,874 per year
5 salaries
$56,834 per year
$32,403 per year
$57,159 per year
$34,068 per year
$35,399 per year
Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$30.19 per hour
$25.61 per hour
$34.81 per hour
$27.12 per hour
$28.04 per hour

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