Writers and Authors Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,550
25th Percentile Wage
$31,530
50th Percentile Wage
$44,440
75th Percentile Wage
$59,610
90th Percentile Wage
$76,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,550.

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
$44,440
-11.25% -9.90%
2016
$49,440
-8.94% -
2015
$53,860
2.51% -
2014
$52,510
1.28% -
2013
$51,840
5.79% -
2012
$48,840
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Ohio ranges from $29,010 to $56,710. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $56,710. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Akron (mean annual salary $50,940). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$56,710
Akron
$50,940
Columbus
$48,990
Toledo
$44,070
Cincinnati-Middletown
$43,690
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$43,430
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$42,490
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$29,010




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