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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of writers and authors from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|El Paso|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |