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27-3043.00 - Writers and Authors
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.
This title represents a group of more specific occupations. For additional information, please select one of the specific occupations below.
Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2014)||$28.30 hourly, $58,850 annual|
|Employment (2012)||129,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2012-2022)||Slower than average (3% to 7%)|
|Projected job openings (2012-2022)||31,800|
|Top industries (2012)||
Self-Employed (64% employed in this sector)
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
Sources of Additional Information
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- Writers and Authors . Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition.