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Writers and Authors in Vermont

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-2% Jobs Projection
$64,140 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

While jobs for Writers and Authors in Vermont are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Writers and Authors in Vermont is expected to decrease.

  • Writers and Authors in Vermont earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Writers and Authors Work in Vermont?

In Vermont, there were 170 people working as Writers and Authors in the year 2018.

There were 160 Writers and Authors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 445 Writers and Authors working in it, which means Vermont has fewer Writers and Authors than average.


Job Projections for Vermont

Jobs for Writers and Authors in this state are declining at a rate of 2.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.6%.


Vermont Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 890 jobs for Vermont Writers and Authors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,600 annual jobs and 141,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Writers and Authors Make in Vermont?

In 2018 wages for Writers and Authors ranged from $34,230 to $95,850 with $64,140 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.46 to $46.08. The median hourly rate was $30.83.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.6 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $9.23.

The median salary in Vermont is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Vermont Metros for Writers and Authors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Writers and Authors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 110 $52,410

Top States for Writers and Authors Employment

View the list below to see where most Writers and Authors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,910 $75,400
New York 7,410 $73,480
Texas 2,110 $53,730
Illinois 1,880 $58,990
Florida 1,830 $47,190
Massachusetts 1,490 $64,380
Washington 1,400 $61,060
Pennsylvania 1,400 $55,920
Ohio 1,360 $45,230
District of Columbia 1,250 $100,210
Virginia 1,220 $66,340
Michigan 1,120 $54,580
Minnesota 1,090 $61,880
New Jersey 1,050 $63,290
Georgia 960 $56,420
North Carolina 950 $57,510
Maryland 920 $67,120
Tennessee 750 $51,160
Oregon 700 $59,960
Utah 660 $48,460

Below are the states where Writers and Authors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $100,210
California $75,400
Connecticut $74,860
New York $73,480
Maryland $67,120
Virginia $66,340
Massachusetts $64,380
Alaska $64,330
Vermont $64,140
New Jersey $63,290

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