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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of writers and authors in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos 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 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,750
25th Percentile Wage
$39,910
50th Percentile Wage
$56,780
75th Percentile Wage
$71,320
90th Percentile Wage
$90,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,750.

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
$56,780
20.75% 15.57%
2016
$45,000
-4.31% -
2015
$46,940
-17.28% -
2014
$55,050
4.12% -
2013
$52,780
9.17% -
2012
$47,940
- -

Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $56,780 in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for writers and authors in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of writers and authors in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is 2.8 percent (2.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Fort Worth-Arlington and 57.8 percent (57.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lubbock.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,410
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$57,510
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,200
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,900
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$56,780
College Station-Bryan
$54,960
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$52,130
El Paso
$49,420
Waco
$39,500
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$38,230
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,160
Corpus Christi
$28,670
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,650
Longview
$24,160
Lubbock
$23,980



See also: Top paying jobs in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas.