Writers and Authors Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for writers and authors in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of writers and authors amongst Georgia metropolitan 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,700
25th Percentile Wage
$38,120
50th Percentile Wage
$59,330
75th Percentile Wage
$89,210
90th Percentile Wage
$114,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,700.

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
$59,330
3.25% 17.16%
2016
$57,400
7.58% -
2015
$53,050
12.38% -
2014
$46,480
2.17% -
2013
$45,470
-8.09% -
2012
$49,150
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Writers and Authors in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Georgia ranges from $60,020 to $75,140. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Georgia is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $75,140. The lowest paying area is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $60,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$75,140
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$60,020




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