Writers & authors are most often employed by the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries industry. The average yearly wage for Writers & authors was $60,915 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Writers & authors by wage are Gaming managers, Occupational therapists, and Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.
Writers & authors are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Designers, Actors, Producers & directors, Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers, Dancers & choreographers, Musicians, singers, & related workers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, Announcers, News analysts, reporters & correspondents, Public relations specialists, Editors, Technical writers, Writers & authors, Miscellaneous media & communication workers, Photographers, Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, and Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other
The top 3 locations that employ the most Writers & authors are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, and Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Writers & authors are Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY, and Upper East Side PUMA, NY.