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Writers and Authors Salary Information in New Hampshire

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,630
25th Percentile Wage
$36,690
50th Percentile Wage
$49,390
75th Percentile Wage
$61,490
90th Percentile Wage
$81,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,630.

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
$49,390
5.79% 0.47%
2016
$46,530
-0.64% -
2015
$46,830
-8.39% -
2014
$50,760
5.75% -
2013
$47,840
-2.76% -
2012
$49,160
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some New Hampshire cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of New Hampshire ranges from $38,580 to $54,110. The highest paying area for writers and authors in New Hampshire is Portsmouth with a median annual salary of $54,110. The second highest paying city/area in New Hampshire State is Rochester-Dover (mean annual salary $53,990). The lowest paying area is Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portsmouth
$54,110
Rochester-Dover
$53,990
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$47,820
Nashua
$47,240
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$46,550
Manchester
$41,230
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$38,580




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