Writers & authors are most often employed by the Independent artists, writers, and performers industry. The average yearly wage for Writers & authors was $64,860 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Writers & authors by wage are Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, and Occupational therapists.
Writers & authors are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Commercial and industrial designers, Fashion designers, Floral designers, Graphic designers, and 25 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Writers & authors are LA City (East Central/Hollywood) PUMA, CA, Upper East Side PUMA, NY, and LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Writers & authors are District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, and LA City (East Central/Hollywood) PUMA, CA.