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27-3043.00 - Writers and Authors

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

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27-3043.04    Copy Writers
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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2016) $29.44 hourly, $61,240 annual
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Employment (2016) 131,000 employees
Projected growth (2016-2026) Average (5% to 9%) Average (5% to 9%)
Projected job openings (2016-2026) 12,700
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 wage data external site and 2016-2026 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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