Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of writers and editors in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare writers and editors salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,420
25th Percentile Wage
$52,800
50th Percentile Wage
$68,150
75th Percentile Wage
$86,470
90th Percentile Wage
$108,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) writers and editors is $108,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $41,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of writers and editors in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,150
1.07% 15.00%
2016
$67,420
2.88% -
2015
$65,480
1.85% -
2014
$64,270
6.33% -
2013
$60,200
3.77% -
2012
$57,930
- -

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in 19 industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for writers and editors occupations is the securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $96,620. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $57,420). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$96,620
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$78,220
Other Financial Investment Activities
$76,640
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$76,420
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$76,420
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$68,080
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$67,730
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$67,550
Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,540
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$65,480
Insurance Carriers
$65,260
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$64,260
Depository Credit Intermediation
$64,010
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$63,720
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$62,090
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$61,940
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$61,130
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$60,210
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$57,420

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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