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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Oklahoma

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,780
25th Percentile Wage
$33,830
50th Percentile Wage
$46,640
75th Percentile Wage
$62,510
90th Percentile Wage
$78,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,780.

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
$46,640
-2.36% 27.04%
2016
$47,740
23.10% -
2015
$36,710
-19.18% -
2014
$43,750
21.99% -
2013
$34,130
0.29% -
2012
$34,030
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Oklahoma ranges from $30,970 to $47,840. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $47,840. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Tulsa (mean annual salary $46,330). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$47,840
Tulsa
$46,330
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$43,070
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$32,940
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$30,970




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