Data & Research
 
* ELMI Occupation Profile - Writers and Authors *
 
Writers and Authors
(O*NET 27-3043.00, SOC 27-3043)
 
More detailed occupations under this title:
 - Copy Writers
 - Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Abilities
  • Interests
  • Work Styles
  • Work Activities
  • Detailed Work Activities
  • Tasks
What they do
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.
 
Wages
Vermont - 2020
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 20.56   $42,760  
25% $ 26.84   $55,830  
Median $ 34.47   $71,690  
75% $ 41.92   $87,190  
90% $ 59.73   $124,240  
 
Average $ 36.64   $76,210  
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Industries of Employment
United States - 2018
IndustryPercent of total
  • Self-employed workers
62%
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
11%
  • Publishing industries (except Internet)
4%
  • Performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries
3%
  • Motion picture and sound recording industries
3%
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Projected Employment
 Vermont
2018 employment 759
2028 employment 717
Annual percent change
(compounded)
-0.6%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
73
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Education and Experience:
  • Typical education needed for entry
    Bachelor's degree
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    None
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    Long-term on-the-job training
Based on BLS Education and Training Classifications
 
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Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor