Writers and Authors Salary Information in Lubbock, Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,030
25th Percentile Wage
$21,540
50th Percentile Wage
$23,980
75th Percentile Wage
$34,490
90th Percentile Wage
$40,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Lubbock, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,030.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$23,980
15.35% -28.65%
2013
$20,300
-51.97% -
2012
$30,850
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $23,980, Lubbock is the lowest paying city for writers and authors in state of Texas, following city of Fort Worth-Arlington (median annual salary of $58,410). In comparison, the median annual salary of writers and authors in Lubbock is 58.9 percent (58.9%) lower than that in the highest paying city Fort Worth-Arlington.

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 Lubbock, Texas.