Writer / Correspondent Salary

How much does a Writer / Correspondent make?

The average Writer / Correspondent in the US makes $65,000. Writers / Correspondents make the most in Washington, DC at $65,000, averaging total compensation 0% greater than the US average.

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The average writer-correspondent in the US makes $65,000

Salary Ranges for Writers / Correspondents

The salaries of Writers / Correspondents in the US range from $52,000 to $78,000 , with a median salary of $65,000 . The middle 67% of Writers / Correspondents makes $65,000, with the top 67% making $78,000.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Writer / Correspondent

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Writers / Correspondents could expect to have a take-home pay of $54,761/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,282*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Writer / Correspondent

With a take-home pay of roughly $4,563/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Writer / Correspondent would pay 54.92% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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