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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.

27-3043.04    Copy Writers
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Wages & Employment Trends

National

Median wages (2012) $26.89 hourly, $55,940 annual
Employment (2012) 129,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Slower than average (3% to 7%) Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 31,800
Top industries (2012)
Self-Employed (64% employed in this sector)

State & National

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "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.

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Job Openings on the Web

State & National Job Banks

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Sources of Additional Information

Disclaimer: Sources are listed to provide additional information on related jobs, specialties, and/or industries. Links to non-DOL Internet sites are provided for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement.

  • Writers and Authors external site. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition.

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