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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of writers and authors in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,180
25th Percentile Wage
$42,190
50th Percentile Wage
$57,200
75th Percentile Wage
$81,410
90th Percentile Wage
$98,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,180.

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
$57,200
3.15% 1.91%
2016
$55,400
-7.33% -
2015
$59,460
3.18% -
2014
$57,570
1.68% -
2013
$56,600
0.87% -
2012
$56,110
- -

Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $57,200 in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 2.1 percent (2.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Fort Worth-Arlington and 58.1 percent (58.1%) 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas.