Writer (journalist) Salary in Fort Worth, TX

How much does a Writer (journalist) in Fort Worth, TX make?

The average Writer (journalist) in Fort Worth, TX makes $89,040, 11% above the national average Writer (journalist) salary of $80,000. This pay is 10% higher than the average salary in San Francisco.

Fort Worth Average

$89,04011% VS US AVERAGE
$71,232$106,848
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$89,040
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U.S. Average

$80,000
$64,000$96,000
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$80,000
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The average writer-journalist in Fort Worth, TX makes $89,040

Salary Ranges for Writer (journalist)s in Fort Worth, TX US

The salaries of Writer (journalist)s in Fort Worth, TX range from $71,232 to $106,848 , with a median salary of $89,040 . The middle 67% of Writer (journalist)s makes $80,000, with the top 67% making $96,000.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Writer (journalist) in Fort Worth, TX

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24%. After a federal tax rate of 24% has been taken out, Writer (journalist)s could expect to have a take-home pay of $73,381/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $3,058*.

* 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 (journalist)

With a take-home pay of roughly $6,115/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $1,110/mo** in Fort Worth, TX, a Writer (journalist) would pay 18.15% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent. The average income spent on cost of living excluding rent within Fort Worth per month for an individual is $804 , and for a 4-person family $2,954***. This means for an individual, total cost of living is 31.3% of a Writer (journalist) in Fort Worth's salary leaving $4,201 as discretionary income ; whereas for a family of 4, total cost of living is 66.46% of a Writer (journalist) in Fort Worth's salary leaving $2,051 as discretionary income. When considering cost of living, this places Fort Worth, TX as 1st out of the 2 largest nearby metros in terms of quality of life for Writer (journalist)s**.

** 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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