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How much does a Sports Writer make in California?

Average Sports Writer Hourly Wage in California

Sports Writers earn a median hourly wage of $19.21. Hourly wages typically start from $9.23 and go up to $23.36.

Average Sports Writer Yearly Salary in California

Sports Writers earn a median salary of $39,970 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,200 and go up to $48,600.

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How to Become a Sports Writer

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Sports Writer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sports Writer Earnings

The highest earning Sports Writers in California earn:

$23.36
an hour
$48,600
per year
Senior Sports Writer Earnings

Senior Sports Writers in California earn:

$21.81
an hour
$45,360
per year
Experienced Sports Writer Earnings

Experienced Sports Writers in California earn:

$19.21
an hour
$39,970
per year
Junior Sports Writer Earnings

Junior Sports Writers in California earn:

$10.19
an hour
$21,200
per year
Starting Sports Writer Earnings

Starting Sports Writers in California earn:

$9.23
an hour
$19,200
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sports Writer salary comparison

Sports Writers earn less than 100% percent of Journalism & Writing careers in California. Sports Writer salaries are in the bottom 95% of all careers in California.

Technical Writer Salary in California $85k
Author Salary in California $79k
Television Writer Salary in California $73k
News Anchor Salary in California $73k
Editor Salary in California $63k
Proofreader Salary in California $42k
Journalist Salary in California $41k
Sports Writer Salary $39k

Historical salary for Sports Writers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Sports Writer

Interested in becoming a Sports Writer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good sports writer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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