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Screen Writer Salary
in New York, United States

$85,552 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screen Writer is $85,552 a year and $41 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Screen Writer is between $60,837 and $105,833. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Screen Writer. 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 scripts for motion pictures or television.
  • Selects subject and theme for script based on personal interests or assignment.
  • Researches to obtain accurate factual background information and authentic detail.
Screen Writer Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,300

Estimated population of Screen Writer jobs: 3,058

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Screen Writer Job Listings for New York, United States

Graphic Artist/Writer
Feb 12
Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development
Write content for the Institute's website and blog ... Organize, create and disseminate the special Children and Screens monthly Newsletter. * Monitor ...
Tech Writer (Medical device)
Mar 18
Westchester County, NY, USA
e-Solutions Inc
Please see below role description for Tech Writer in Westchester . Start Date is April 15th till ... screen, on-board and manage qualified consultants and sub-vendors
Digital Operations Screen Deployment - Project Manager
Mar 9
Jersey City, NJ, USA
The Rockridge Group
Manage deployment/installation of digital screen projects - schedules, sub-contractors, client ... Ability to write/review statements of work, permits, and other work documents necessary for ...
Entry Level Scheduling Coordinator / Administrative Assistant
Feb 20
Manhattan, NY, USA
Screen International Security Services LTD
Ability to follow oral and written instructions. * Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team with time sensitive matters. * Attention to detail and the capacity to work effectively are ...
Automotive Center Manager / Service Writer
Feb 22
Rockaway, NJ, USA
Company confidential
Screen candidates thoroughly and ensure that all team members meet center standards * Proactively recruit and maintain a pipeline of potential technicians * Maintain accurate and complete personnel ...
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