Careers of a Writing Major

Journalist – Salary : $21 per hour and roughly $43,780 EXTREMELY COMPETITIVE AND CAN BE DANGEROUS.

Screen Writer – Salary – Constantly changing based on if you are writing for a big blockbuster, television show, and several other variables. Competitive in a similar way to several mechanics having the same audience to cater to or having several restaurants close together.

Secretary – Salary: $32,747 – $41,449 Not competitive.

Author – Varies depending on the number of books/articles that are published. Not competitive at all.

Teacher – Salary: roughly $55,000 a year (this varies based on the state and the size of the school. Not much competition.

Search Engine Marketing – Salary: Roughly $45k annually

Corporate Blogger (a blogger hired to make and manage a blog for a company) – Salary $1,000 – $10,000 a month roughly.  Not competitive.

Digital Copywriter – Salary varies based on the company one is working for. Somewhat Competitive.

Reporter – Salary roughly $45,100 – $45,700 once your foot is in the door. EXTREMELY COMPETITIVE AND DANGEROUS!

Public Relations – Salary: between $31,690 – $110,100 Somewhat competitive.

Direct Response Copywriting – Salary: Roughly $25,000 – $50,000 annually ($25-$50 per hours)  (Warning, you will have no you time because of what you will be doing.) Competitive but not like a football match or deadly dance as in journalism.

B2B Content Marketing – Salary: Between $52,000 and $62,000 once your foot is in the door. Competitive as if you were in a sport but if you lose you are fired.

Technical Writer – Salary: Between $50,000 – $80,000 based on level. Competitive.  

Non Academic Researcher (Market Researcher or Policy Analyst) – Salary: Roughly $60,000. Not competitive for the former and between $60,000 and $80,000. Not competitive in the case of the latter.

Sales Marketer – Salary: $30,000 – $130,000 (Going from beginners to the higher ups.) Very competitive, especially in densely populated areas.

Lobbyist – Salary:$45,000 – $150,000 and EXTREMELY competitive.

Investor Relations – Salary: $130,000 – $190,000. Competitive until you get a foot in the door.

Stock Broker – Salary: $40,000-$95,000.  Extremely competitive.

eCommerce Analyst – Salary: $58,000-$60,000. Not very competitive.

Social Media Manager – Salary: $30,000-$60,000. Somewhat competitive.

Brand Strategist – Salary: $90,000 – $98,000. Competitive.

Brand Manager- Salary: $90,000-$110,000. Competitive

Communications Officer – Salary: roughly $52,000. Not competitive.

Editor – Salary: $50,000-$60,000. Competitive.

Freelance Editor – Salary: $25-$80 per hour. (Hours vary dramatically. Extremely competitive.

Publisher – Salary: $60,000 – $95,000. Competitive.

Non-Profit Communication Department – Salary:$40,000-$140,000. Not competitive.

Grant and proposal writer – Salary:$55,000-$80,000. Not competitive.

Real Estate Marketing Department – Salary: varies depending on the company one works for. Very Competitive.

Advertizer – Salary:$99,000-$144,000. (Best salary earned in New York.) Extremely competitive.

Event Planner – Salary: $49,840. Not very competitive.

Boutique Agency – Salary:varies extremely depending on the company. Competitive.


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