The average wage for a sports writer in the United States is around $12.84 per hour.
This is 40% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Sports writers earn an average hourly wage of $12.84. Salaries typically start from $9.62 per hour and go up to $28.34 per hour.
Sports writer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Sports writer salary by state
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)