Writers and Authors Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for writers and authors in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of writers and authors among Utah areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Writers and Authors in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,480
25th Percentile Wage
$33,940
50th Percentile Wage
$43,790
75th Percentile Wage
$59,750
90th Percentile Wage
$77,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,480.

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
$43,790
4.45% 8.54%
2016
$41,840
9.78% -
2015
$37,750
-18.81% -
2014
$44,850
3.17% -
2013
$43,430
7.78% -
2012
$40,050
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Writers and Authors in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of writers and authors in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of writers and authors in state of Utah ranges from $37,390 to $46,740. The highest paying area for writers and authors in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $46,740. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Ogden-Clearfield (mean annual salary $44,690). The lowest paying area is Provo-Orem with a median annual salary of $37,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$46,740
Ogden-Clearfield
$44,690
Logan
$37,760
Provo-Orem
$37,390




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