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GOBankingRates Logo By Lia Sestric of GOBankingRates | Slide 4 of 21: Average Hourly Compensation: $29.44If you have dreams of penning your ideas into written word and being a published author, this might be one of the most rewarding careers.Writers and authors work independently or work for various types of media, including books, blogs, television and magazines, to name a few. They might select genres and subjects that interest readers and conduct research before they dive into writing. The pay is certainly livable, but if you have dreams of making it big, then the average salary of $61,240 might disappoint.Typically, you’ll need a college degree in English or journalism for a salaried position as a writer or author.

Writer or Author

Average Hourly Compensation: $29.44

If you have dreams of penning your ideas into written word and being a published author, this might be one of the most rewarding careers.

Writers and authors work independently or work for various types of media, including books, blogs, television and magazines, to name a few. They might select genres and subjects that interest readers and conduct research before they dive into writing. The pay is certainly livable, but if you have dreams of making it big, then the average salary of $61,240 might disappoint.

Typically, you’ll need a college degree in English or journalism for a salaried position as a writer or author.

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