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Poet Salary
in New York, United States

$81,704 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Poet is $81,704 a year and $39 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Poet is between $58,266 and $100,990. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Poet. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Writes narrative, dramatic, or lyric poetry for magazines, books, and other publications: chooses subject matter and suitable form to express personal feeling and individual experience, or to narrate story or event.
  • May write doggerel or other type verse.
Poet Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,300

Estimated population of Poet jobs: 2,957

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Poet Job Listings for New York, United States

Staff Accountant
Feb 1
New York, NY, USA
Poets & Writers
The staff accountant works closely with the director of finance and accounting as part of a busy two-person team that supports the work of Poets & Writers, a leading nonprofit literary arts ...
Java Angular Developer
Mar 22
New York, NY, USA
Coding is poetry and our consultants are talented authors; experts in their field, they are passionate about originality, accepting challenges, and creating new revolutionary expansions for the ...
CKW Sponsorship Sales: City Kidz World Literary magazine
Dec 31
Cranbury, NJ, USA
Edwards Educational Services L.L.C.
All stories, articles, poetry, and artwork in the magazine is created by students. The publication is provided free of charge to libraries, schools, recreations centers, and community centers
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