What is the average salary for a Television Writer?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Television Writer is $84,710. Salaries start from $28,000 and go up to $186,260. Please note that the average salary for a Television Writer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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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
Television Writer Salary in Florida 108,830 1
Television Writer Salary in Ohio 108,050 2
Television Writer Salary in Colorado 97,020 3
Television Writer Salary in California 96,290 4
Television Writer Salary in New York 93,660 5
Television Writer Salary in Maryland 92,330 6
Television Writer Salary in Illinois 91,000 7
Television Writer Salary in North Carolina 86,870 8
Television Writer Salary in New Jersey 84,850 9
Television Writer Salary in Alabama 84,830 10
Television Writer Salary in United States 84,710 11
Television Writer Salary in Virginia 81,290 12
Television Writer Salary in Indiana 78,250 13
Television Writer Salary in Michigan 77,160 14
Television Writer Salary in Texas 75,230 15
Television Writer Salary in District of Columbia 69,550 16
Television Writer Salary in South Carolina 69,240 17
Television Writer Salary in Mississippi 63,510 18
Television Writer Salary in Arkansas 62,940 19
Television Writer Salary in Tennessee 61,400 20
Television Writer Salary in Utah 57,060 21
Television Writer Salary in Missouri 55,960 22
Television Writer Salary in Puerto Rico 51,030 23
Television Writer Salary in Georgia 49,890 24

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