Screenwriters Salary

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The average yearly salary for Screenwriters is $40,800. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Screenwriters, you could expect a starting pay rate of $33,600 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $48,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.

Yearly Screenwriters Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Screenwriters Salary

$32,640 - $48,960

Starting Yearly Screenwriters Salary

$26,880 - $40,320

Top Yearly Screenwriters Salary

$38,400 - $57,600

Monthly Screenwriters Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Screenwriters Salary

$2,720 - $4,080

Starting Monthly Screenwriters Salary

$2,240 - $3,360

Top Monthly Screenwriters Salary

$3,200 - $4,800

Hourly Screenwriters Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Screenwriters Salary

$15 - $22

Starting Hourly Screenwriters Salary

$12 - $18

Top Hourly Screenwriters Salary

$17 - $26

Screenwriters Gender and Age Stats

Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Screenwriters age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Screenwriters are male in the United States, and 51% of the Screenwriters are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Screenwriters

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