The average wage for a sports writer in the United States is around $11.90 per hour.
Sports writers earn an average hourly wage of $11.90.
Salaries typically start from $9.30 per hour and go up to $20.69 per hour.
This is 58% below the national average. Updated in 2019.
Sports writer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Sports writer salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
How do sports writer salaries compare to similar careers?
Sports writers earn 33% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than authors.
|Fitness trainer salary||$40K|
|Sports scout salary||$35K|
|Sports referee salary||$33K|
|Sports writer salary||$25K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)