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Writer Comedy Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$72,548 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Writer Comedy is $72,548 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Writer Comedy is between $52,253 and $89,377. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Writer Comedy. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,300

Estimated population of Writer Comedy jobs: 2,369

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Writer Comedy Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Banquet Chef
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Teatro ZinZanni Restaurant
Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit ... comedy and cabaret served with a multi-course feast. Described as the "Kit Kat Club on acid", the ...
Territory Account Manager
Mar 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Excellent communication skills both written and oral. * Must know how to work a laptop, and type ... Comedy Clubs, Eatertainment, Casinos, Golf Clubs, and Senior Living. ServingIntel exists to ...
HR Assistant - Remote Position
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Skilled at organizing work tasks, meeting ... Comedy Clubs, Eatertainment, Casinos, Golf Clubs, and Senior Living. ServingIntel exists to ...
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