Writers and Authors Salary Information in El Paso, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in El Paso, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of writers and authors in El Paso 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 El Paso, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,060
25th Percentile Wage
$44,190
50th Percentile Wage
$49,420
75th Percentile Wage
$67,630
90th Percentile Wage
$77,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in El Paso, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,060.

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
$49,420
0.73% 0.73%
2016
$49,060
-2.51% -
2015
$50,290
-14.42% -
2014
$57,540
14.74% -
2012
$49,060
- -

Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in El Paso with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,420 in El Paso 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 El Paso is 15.4 percent (15.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Fort Worth-Arlington and 51.5 percent (51.5%) 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 El Paso, Texas.