Occupation Title: Writers & Authors
Description: Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 27-3043
Sample Job Titles: Copywriter, Copy Writer, Account Executive, Advertising Copy Writer, Advertising Writer, Communications Specialist, Freelance Copywriter, Production Director, Advertising Associate, Web Content Writer, Author, Freelance Writer, Novelist, Songwriter, Lyricist, Book Reviewer, Creative Writer, Documentary Script Writer, Freelance Journalist, Librettist
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 47,600
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).