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

The salary statistics of writers and authors 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 authors salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Authors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,320
25th Percentile Wage
$49,190
50th Percentile Wage
$63,370
75th Percentile Wage
$85,790
90th Percentile Wage
$112,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors 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 authors is $112,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and authors is $35,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of writers and authors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,370
-2.87% 10.04%
2016
$65,190
-1.24% -
2015
$66,000
8.94% -
2014
$60,100
1.60% -
2013
$59,140
3.60% -
2012
$57,010
- -

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

The average salaries of writers and authors in eight 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 authors occupations is the temporary help services industry with an annual salary $69,700. The lowest paying industry is the telephone call centers industry (annual salary $45,410). For detailed writers and authors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$69,700
Employment Services
$68,230
Office Administrative Services
$65,490
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$63,760
Administrative and Support Services
$63,370
Business Support Services
$56,690
Other Support Services
$50,120
Telephone Call Centers
$45,410

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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