The salary statistics of writers and editors in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare writers and editors salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $59,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $29,830.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of writers and editors in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .