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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for writers and authors in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of writers and authors among Michigan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Writers and Authors in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,880
25th Percentile Wage
$42,690
50th Percentile Wage
$56,650
75th Percentile Wage
$73,890
90th Percentile Wage
$95,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of writers and authors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,650
-0.88% 17.74%
2016
$57,150
8.33% -
2015
$52,390
2.08% -
2014
$51,300
7.76% -
2013
$47,320
1.52% -
2012
$46,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Writers and Authors in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Michigan ranges from $43,700 to $62,160. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $62,160. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $56,880). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $43,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$62,160
Ann Arbor
$56,880
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$55,470
Lansing-East Lansing
$54,250
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$52,340
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$51,470
South Bend-Mishawaka
$43,700




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