Writer Editor Salary

How much does a Writer Editor make?

The average Writer Editor in the US makes $71,882. The average bonus for a Writer Editor is $1,597 which represents 2% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Writer Editors make the most in San Francisco, CA at $107,405, averaging total compensation 49% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$71,882
$13,478$360,801
Base Salary
$70,285
Bonus
$1,597
Get Bonus
100%

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The average writer-editor in the US makes $71,882

Salary Ranges for Writer Editors

The salaries of Writer Editors in the US range from $13,478 to $360,801 , with a median salary of $65,195 . The middle 57% of Writer Editors makes between $65,196 and $163,493, with the top 86% making $360,801.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Writer Editor

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, Writer Editors could expect to have a take-home pay of $60,128/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,505*.

* 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.

Recent Salary Records for Writer Editor

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  • A Writer Editor reported making $70,000 per year

    a year ago · $70,000

  • A Writer Editor reported making $68,975 per year in Boston

    2 years ago · $68,975· Boston, MA

Quality of Life for Writer Editor

With a take-home pay of roughly $5,011/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Writer Editor would pay 50.01% 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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