Writers and Authors Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for writers and authors in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of writers and authors among Montana 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 Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,660
25th Percentile Wage
$25,910
50th Percentile Wage
$38,550
75th Percentile Wage
$49,890
90th Percentile Wage
$70,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,660.

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
$38,550
3.16% 0.23%
2016
$37,330
-5.57% -
2015
$39,410
-28.14% -
2014
$50,500
25.68% -
2013
$37,530
-2.48% -
2012
$38,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Montana ranges from $36,520 to $52,860. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Montana is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,860. The lowest paying area is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$52,860
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$36,520




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