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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
$36,340
25th Percentile Wage
$49,210
50th Percentile Wage
$64,450
75th Percentile Wage
$86,550
90th Percentile Wage
$111,640

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 $111,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $36,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,4500.29%8.50%
201564,2603.28%-
201462,150-0.43%-
201362,4205.53%-
201258,970--

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 eleven 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 travel agencies industry with an annual salary $70,120. The lowest paying industry is the telephone call centers industry (annual salary $49,140). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Travel Agencies
$70,120
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$70,010
Employment Services
$69,730
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$65,200
Administrative and Support Services
$64,280
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$64,220
Office Administrative Services
$63,260
Other Support Services
$58,520
Facilities Support Services
$55,480
Business Support Services
$52,040
Telephone Call Centers
$49,140

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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