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Fiction Writer Salary

$78,014 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$2,106

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Fiction Writer is $78,014 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fiction Writer is between $55,556 and $96,429. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fiction 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 original prose material for publication.
  • Selects subject matter based on personal interest or receives specific assignment from publisher.
  • Conducts research and makes notes to retain ideas, develop factual information, and obtain authentic detail.
Fiction Writer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,210

Estimated population of Fiction Writer jobs: 2,171

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$90,440
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Fiction Writer Job Listings for United States

Development Executive, Scripted (Sci-Fi)
Nov 7
us
Gunpowder & Sky
Extensive knowledge of science fiction and the film & tv industry * Must be a terrific communicator/writer, and ability to juggle both the operational and creative aspects of the job * Excellent ...
Graphic Designer
Oct 24
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Saturn Media, Inc.
The Saturn Awards are the longest running science fiction, fantasy and horror award show in the ... Company Board members include iconic genre personalities, writers, directors, producers and media ...
Software Engineer, Caviar
Nov 22
San Francisco, United States
DoorDash
We are creative writers, martial arts enthusiasts, parents, and lovers of science fiction. We value creating a diverse environment that respects your obligations and passions both inside and outside ...
Network Engineer
Nov 15
Santa Clara, California, USA
NVIDIA Corporation
Job seekers should have good verbal, written, social, and presentation skills * You should be ... fiction inventions from artificial intelligence to autonomous cars. NVIDIA is looking for ...
Process Engineering Tech- (19-16374)
Nov 14
Redmond, United States
ICONMA
Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. Manager is ... English Read Write Speak Required Skills: - Documenting - Metrology - Semiconductor Test ...

The average pay for a Fiction Writer is $78,014 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fiction Writer is between $55,556 and $96,429. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fiction 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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