What is the salary of a Television Writer?

The average salary of a Television Writer in United States is $84,710. Salaries start from around $28,000 and go up to $186,260. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$186,260
Starting ($28.0k)
Junior ($37.9k)
Experienced ($60.5k)
Senior ($104.7k)
Highest ($186.3k)
Highest

The top 10% of Television Writers in United States earn:

$186,260
Senior

The top 25% of Television Writers in United States earn:

$104,670
Experienced

The middle 50% of Television Writers in United States earn:

$60,470
Junior

The bottom 25% of Television Writers in United States earn:

$37,890
Starting

The bottom 10% of Television Writers in United States earn:

$28,000

Historical salary

Television Writer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 84,800 10
Arkansas 62,900 18
California 96,300 4
Colorado 97,000 3
District of Columbia 69,600 15
Florida 108,800 1
Georgia 49,900 23
Illinois 91,000 7
Indiana 78,300 12
Maryland 92,300 6
Michigan 77,200 13
Mississippi 63,500 17
Missouri 56,000 21
New Jersey 84,900 9
New York 93,700 5
North Carolina 86,900 8
Ohio 108,100 2
South Carolina 69,200 16
Tennessee 61,400 19
Texas 75,200 14
Utah 57,100 20
Virginia 81,300 11
Puerto Rico 51,000 22

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