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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of writers and authors in Augusta-Richmond County 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 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,600
25th Percentile Wage
$20,570
50th Percentile Wage
$26,400
75th Percentile Wage
$45,460
90th Percentile Wage
$62,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,600.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$26,400
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$26,400
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Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Augusta-Richmond County with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,400, Augusta-Richmond County is the lowest paying city for writers and authors in state of South Carolina, following city of Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (median annual salary of $67,420). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of writers and authors in Augusta-Richmond County is about 60.8 percent (60.8%) lower than that of the highest paying city Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$67,420
Columbia
$59,840
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$50,110
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$45,550
Augusta-Richmond County
$26,400



See also: Top paying jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina.