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Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of writers and editors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare writers and editors salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,610
25th Percentile Wage
$50,150
50th Percentile Wage
$65,130
75th Percentile Wage
$86,070
90th Percentile Wage
$108,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $108,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $36,610.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,130
1.04% 9.46%
2016
$64,450
0.29% -
2015
$64,260
3.28% -
2014
$62,150
-0.43% -
2013
$62,420
5.53% -
2012
$58,970
- -

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in 16 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $73,650. The lowest paying industry is the investigation, guard, and armored car services industry (annual salary $42,140). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$73,650
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$73,410
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$73,320
Travel Agencies
$70,120
Employment Services
$70,040
Temporary Help Services
$69,900
Security Systems Services
$67,330
Administrative and Support Services
$64,910
Office Administrative Services
$64,010
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$63,650
Other Support Services
$60,500
Investigation and Security Services
$58,420
Facilities Support Services
$58,420
Business Support Services
$53,520
Telephone Call Centers
$49,140
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$42,140

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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