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Writers and Authors Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,490
25th Percentile Wage
$37,730
50th Percentile Wage
$48,750
75th Percentile Wage
$62,360
90th Percentile Wage
$76,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,490.

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
$48,750
-0.45% 7.96%
2016
$48,970
-11.54% -
2015
$54,620
9.04% -
2014
$49,680
15.38% -
2013
$42,040
-6.73% -
2012
$44,870
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