How much does a Creative Writer make in the United States? The average Creative Writer salary in the United States is $53,727 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $46,333 and $60,844. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Creative Writer ?

Creative Writer is a word processor released by Microsoft Kids in 1993. Using this program, which is specifically targeted at children, it is possible to create documents such as letters, posters, flyers and stories complete with different fonts, Clip art, WordArt and effects. The interface and environment is especially targeted towards children and is set in Imaginopolis with the main helper being a character known as McZee. A sequel, Creative Writer 2, was released in 1996. Both are now discontinued, but can still be acquired from online stores and auction websites such as eBay. The origina...

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Job Openings for Creative Writer
FS-ISAC - Reston , VA
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center is looking for a Senior Writer ... Creative thinker and collaborator who contributes new and fresh ideas to the team * Comfort with ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 63 days ago
Operation Homefront - McLean , VA
Writer/Editor Department: Marketing Location: San Antonio, TX or McLean, VA or Remote FLSA Status ... Director, Brand and Creative Services Founded in 2002, Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 5 days ago
Sekon - Springfield , VA
SeK ON is looking for a Proposal Writer with government contracting experience to join our Business ... creative content. Drawing on insights from 600+ million LinkedIn members, LinkedIn Learning also ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 7 days ago
Optimize Manpower Solutions, Inc. - Chesterfield , VA
Bachelor's degree in English, communications, creative writing or a related area * Two or more years of experience in of grant writing experience * Excellent written and verbal communication skills
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Corporate Immigration Partners P.C. - Richmond , VA
A background in academic or technical writing is desirable. This position is an excellent ... C. to handle their immigration needs, we provide legal expertise wrapped up in creative strategies ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
DecisionPoint | Cortek - Reston , VA
Professional Writing or Creative Writing is a big plus. Background and understanding of International Exchange Programs. • 3+ Years of experience as Technical Writer or similar role. • Ability to ... - 54 days ago

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