Ghost Writer Salary in the United States

How much does a Ghost Writer make in the United States? The average Ghost Writer salary in the United States is $37,073 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $29,735 and $48,903. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Ghost Writer?

A ghostwriter is a person who writes under someone else's name with their consent. Celebrities often employ ghostwriters to produce autobiographies. Ghost Writer or Ghostwriter may also refer to:...

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$29,735 Low Average $37,073 High $48,903

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Job Openings for Ghost Writer
Kelly IT - Hillsboro , OR
... writing skills. * Familiar with OEM Platform is the plus (HP, Dell, Cisco, Oracle, Sun, etc ... Imaging tools such as Symantec Ghost. * Scripting and batch file creation. * Network: * Basic ... - 5 days ago
National General Insurance Company - Mesa , AZ
Effectively work with PC imaging software such as Ghost and / or SCCM * Deployment, management, and ... Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills * Self-motivated achiever who gains ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago