Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,560
25th Percentile Wage
$34,600
50th Percentile Wage
$42,610
75th Percentile Wage
$51,120
90th Percentile Wage
$63,470

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 $63,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $27,560.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,610
3.75% -8.28%
2016
$41,010
4.46% -
2015
$39,180
-13.94% -
2014
$44,640
6.97% -
2013
$41,530
-11.10% -
2012
$46,140
- -

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in three industries in the accommodation and food 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 accommodation industry with an annual salary $42,610. The lowest paying industry is the casino hotels industry (annual salary $41,560). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accommodation
$42,610
Traveler Accommodation
$42,310
Casino Hotels
$41,560

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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