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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
$36,160
25th Percentile Wage
$49,980
50th Percentile Wage
$65,190
75th Percentile Wage
$89,980
90th Percentile Wage
$120,390

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 $120,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and authors is $36,160.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,190-1.24%12.55%
201566,0008.94%-
201460,1001.60%-
201359,1403.60%-
201257,010--

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 six 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 employment services industry with an annual salary $72,590. The lowest paying industry is the other support services industry (annual salary $42,800). For detailed writers and authors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$72,590
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$70,380
Office Administrative Services
$67,070
Administrative and Support Services
$65,190
Business Support Services
$56,310
Other Support Services
$42,800

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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