Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Writers and Authors (27-3043)

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes Public Relations Specialists (27-3031) and Technical Writers (27-3042).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 40 38 -5 2 2 4
United States 123200 123000 0.0 5200 7600 12800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 37.82 17.25 23.70 32.27 45.24 64.17

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.