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How much does a Sports Writer make in New York?

Average Sports Writer Hourly Wage in New York

Sports Writers earn a median hourly wage of $13.22. Hourly wages typically start from $9.35 and go up to $18.89.

Average Sports Writer Yearly Salary in New York

Sports Writers earn a median salary of $27,490 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,440 and go up to $39,290.

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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 New York earn:

$18.89
an hour
$39,290
per year
Senior Sports Writer Earnings

Senior Sports Writers in New York earn:

$15.92
an hour
$33,120
per year
Experienced Sports Writer Earnings

Experienced Sports Writers in New York earn:

$13.22
an hour
$27,490
per year
Junior Sports Writer Earnings

Junior Sports Writers in New York earn:

$10.84
an hour
$22,560
per year
Starting Sports Writer Earnings

Starting Sports Writers in New York earn:

$9.35
an hour
$19,440
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 New York. Sports Writer salaries are in the bottom 95% of all careers in New York.

Technical Writer Salary in New York $79k
Author Salary in New York $73k
Editor Salary in New York $68k
News Anchor Salary in New York $65k
Journalist Salary in New York $47k
Proofreader Salary in New York $42k
Sports Writer Salary $29k

Historical salary for Sports Writers in New York

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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