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How much does a Writer make per Year? Average Writer Salary Range

Creativity and artistic passion are often all that is needed for a career as a writer. But how much does a writer make per year? The average salary among most writers is about $61,000 per year, but often rises to $70,000 within a few years. Starting salaries are generally lower, at about $43,000 for the average position. Best-selling writers can earn millions of dollars, depending on their publishing contracts.

by Susan White on Sun, 09/26/2010 - 00:45

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