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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|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|| |