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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Delaware

The average annual and hourly salaries for writers and authors in the state of Delaware are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of writers and authors among Delaware areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Writers and Authors in Delaware

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,470
25th Percentile Wage
$36,410
50th Percentile Wage
$50,930
75th Percentile Wage
$71,640
90th Percentile Wage
$93,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Delaware in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of writers and authors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,930
-12.98% -6.01%
2015
$57,540
13.52% -
2014
$49,760
-14.21% -
2013
$56,830
5.00% -
2012
$53,990
- -




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