How much does a Writer make?

Updated Sep. 25, 2021
$55,119 /yr
Average Base Pay

130 salaries

$33K

Low

$55K

Average

$92K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Writer is $55,119 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Writer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Writer$55,119 /yr
L3
Senior Writer$77,725 /yr
L4
Staff Writer$38,168 /yr
Career Path

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Resume Target
3.1

Resume Target

Writer

$38,297

 /yr
Range: $32K - $40K
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$32K

$40K

$32,157 - $39,663 Range

FortisBC
3.6

FortisBC

Writer - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $39 - $40

$39

$40

$39 - $40 Range

Diply
4.1

Diply

Writer

$42,716

 /yr
Range: $41K - $47K

$41K

$47K

$40,520 - $46,970 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer

$81,252

 /yr
Range: $52K - $127K

$52K

$127K

$51,550 - $126,802 Range

Narcity Media
3.2

Narcity Media

Writer - Hourly Contractor

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

Self Employed Womens Association
4.3

Self Employed Womens Association

Writer - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $61

$25

$61

$25 - $61 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Writer - Hourly
About 

$34 -$45

 hourly

$34

$45

$34 - $45 Range

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Canadian Feed The Children
3.2

Canadian Feed The Children

Writer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$32 -$34

 hourly

$32

$34

$32 - $34 Range

McCann Worldgroup
3.6

$50K

$74K

$49,624 - $74,282 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$39

 hourly

$19

$39

$19 - $39 Range

Article-Writing.co
3.6

$39K

$49K

$38,570 - $48,603 Range

Investing News Network
2.8

$40K

$44K

$39,509 - $43,977 Range

WE
3.6

WE

Writer
About 

$34K -$37K

$34K

$37K

$33,606 - $36,524 Range

Providr

Writer
About 

$27K -$30K

$27K

$30K

$27,104 - $29,616 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Writer - Hourly
About 

$12 -$43

 hourly

$12

$43

$12 - $43 Range

McMillan
4

McMillan

Writer
About 

$50K -$86K

$50K

$86K

$50,412 - $86,186 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Writer - Hourly
About 

$6 -$38

 hourly

$6

$38

$6 - $38 Range

4.2

$30K

$53K

$29,530 - $53,033 Range

Ontario Native Women's Association
1

$74K

$79K

$73,874 - $79,223 Range

Rogers Communications
3.9

$56K

$81K

$55,724 - $80,965 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Writer is $55,119 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Writer in Canada is $92,103 per year.

The lowest salary for a Writer in Canada is $32,986 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$40,000
per year
A Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Freelancer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$42,000
per year
A Writer in the Halifax Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Halifax Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$15
hourly
A Writer in the Calgary Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Calgary Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Writing Feedback Specialist in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private