The average wage for a lyricist in the United States is around $12.32 per hour.
This is 47% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Lyricists earn an average hourly wage of $12.32. Salaries typically start from $9.45 per hour and go up to $26.32 per hour.
Lyricist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Lyricist salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
How do lyricist salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)