Summary Report for:
27-3043.00 - Writers and Authors
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.
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Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2019)||$30.39 hourly, $63,200 annual|
|Employment (2018)||123,200 employees|
|Projected growth (2018-2028)||Little or no change (-1% to 1%)|
|Projected job openings (2018-2028)||12,800|
|Top industries (2018)|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019 wage data and 2018-2028 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018-2028). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
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