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Writers and Authors Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of writers and authors in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare writers and authors salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Authors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,910
25th Percentile Wage
$49,020
50th Percentile Wage
$62,100
75th Percentile Wage
$78,490
90th Percentile Wage
$98,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 authors is $98,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and authors is $38,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of writers and authors in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,1004.98%11.64%
201559,0101.90%-
201457,8903.45%-
201355,8901.83%-
201254,870--

Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of writers and authors in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed writers and authors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$62,100
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$62,100

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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