What is the salary of an Author?

The average salary of an Author in United States is $69,250. Salaries start from around $28,310 and go up to $117,050. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$117,050
Starting ($28.3k)
Junior ($40.1k)
Experienced ($57.8k)
Senior ($84.2k)
Highest ($117.1k)
Highest

The top 10% of Authors in United States earn:

$117,050
Senior

The top 25% of Authors in United States earn:

$84,190
Experienced

The middle 50% of Authors in United States earn:

$57,750
Junior

The bottom 25% of Authors in United States earn:

$40,130
Starting

The bottom 10% of Authors in United States earn:

$28,310

Historical salary

Author salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 54,300 24
Alaska 63,000 14
Arizona 48,000 38
Arkansas 51,700 28
California 97,000 1
Colorado 64,700 12
Connecticut 79,800 4
Delaware 65,000 11
District of Columbia 84,200 2
Florida 56,500 20
Georgia 58,000 18
Hawaii 57,000 19
Idaho 50,400 33
Illinois 67,600 8
Indiana 47,100 42
Iowa 44,600 44
Kansas 50,500 32
Kentucky 47,300 40
Louisiana 41,900 46
Maine 51,200 30
Maryland 74,100 5
Massachusetts 68,700 6
Michigan 51,100 31
Minnesota 55,100 23
Mississippi 48,100 36
Missouri 65,700 9
Montana 41,500 47
Nebraska 42,100 45
New Hampshire 52,000 27
New Jersey 61,300 15
New Mexico 48,100 36
New York 80,500 3
North Carolina 53,500 25
North Dakota 53,200 26
Ohio 55,500 21
Oklahoma 37,500 49
Oregon 58,200 17
Pennsylvania 59,600 16
Rhode Island 51,400 29
South Carolina 47,200 41
South Dakota 40,000 48
Tennessee 46,400 43
Texas 55,100 22
Utah 49,000 34
Vermont 65,600 10
Virginia 68,400 7
Washington 63,900 13
West Virginia 33,600 50
Wisconsin 48,300 35
Puerto Rico 47,500 39

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