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Comedy Writer Salary

$67,793 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,695

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Comedy Writer is $67,793 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Comedy Writer is between $48,829 and $83,520. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Comedy Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Writes humorous material for publication or performance.
  • Selects topic according to personal preference or assignment.
  • Rewrites and modifies material until it meets personal standards.
Comedy Writer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,210

Estimated population of Comedy Writer jobs: 2,364

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$78,591
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Comedy Writer Job Listings for United States

Social Production Associate
Oct 29
us
Ellen Digital Ventures
Strong interest in comedy writing * Self-started, well organized, with extreme attention to detail * Eager to pitch new ideas in a creative space * Demonstrate excellent knowledge and interest in pop ...
Clinical Narrative Writer (137874)
Dec 11
Summit, NJ, USA
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Clinical Narrative Writer Location: Summit, New Jersey, US Job Type: Contract Duration: 6 Months With Possible For Extension Job Description: Skills/Knowledge Required: * Extensive recent experience ...
Technical Blockchain Writer
Dec 3
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Talktone
We are looking for a blockchain writer who has medium to advanced knowledge of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, and some experience with programming and/or writing documentation. You ...
RFQ/P Response Writer
Nov 19
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Johnson Favaro
We're in need of a skilled writer with experience in the architecture and/or engineering field to respond to 2-6 RFQs per month. Qualified candidates MUST have experience in responding to RFQ/Ps for ...
A.I. Chatbot Writer
Nov 7
us
JustAnswer
We are looking for an AI Chatbot Writer with the right mix of logic, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Interested in developing scripts for a world-class chatbot that helps millions of users ...

The average pay for a Comedy Writer is $67,793 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Comedy Writer is between $48,829 and $83,520. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Comedy Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Strong interest in comedy writing * Self-started, well organized, with extreme attention to detail * Eager to pitch new ideas in a creative space * Demonstrate excellent knowledge and interest in pop ...
Clinical Narrative Writer (137874)
Dec 11
Summit, NJ, USA
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Clinical Narrative Writer Location: Summit, New Jersey, US Job Type: Contract Duration: 6 Months With Possible For Extension Job Description: Skills/Knowledge Required: * Extensive recent experience ...
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