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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of writers and authors in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Writers and Authors in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,690
25th Percentile Wage
$24,210
50th Percentile Wage
$36,440
75th Percentile Wage
$49,750
90th Percentile Wage
$60,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,690.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$36,440
18.88% 19.26%
2015
$29,560
17.52% -
2014
$24,380
-20.18% -
2013
$29,300
-0.41% -
2012
$29,420
- -

Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,440 in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for writers and authors in state of Minnesota. In comparison, the annual salary of writers and authors in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area is 34.7 percent (34.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area and 45.3 percent (45.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$55,770
St Cloud
$55,410
Rochester
$47,230
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$36,440
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$19,930



See also: Top paying jobs in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota.