How much does a Sports Writer make in the United States? The average Sports Writer salary in the United States is $36,493 as of June 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $32,121 and $41,815. 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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25% $32,121 10% $28,141 90% $46,660 75% $41,815 $36,493 50%(Median)
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What is a Sports Writer ?

Sports journalism is a form of writing that reports on sporting topics and competitions. Sports journalism is the essential element of many news media organizations. While the sports department (along with entertainment news) within some newspapers has been mockingly called the toy department, because sports journalists do not concern themselves with the 'serious' topics covered by the news desk, sports coverage has grown in importance as sport has grown in wealth, power, and influence. Also, some media organizations are devoted entirely to sports reporting — newspapers and magazines such a...

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RWD Consulting, LLC - Springfield , VA
The Technical Writer shall provide support across the spectrum of A&R and PFPA division activities. The Technical Writer serves as the subject matter expert and focal point for technical writing ...
Lensa - 21 days ago
Peter Glenn Ski & Sports - Richmond , VA
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English * Experience with shipping software ... Since 1958, Peter Glenn Ski & Sports has been at the forefront of a growing outdoor sports market ...
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Peter Glenn Ski & Sports - Richmond , VA
A passion for mountain sports and lifestyle and the ability to share that passion with customers ... Effective communication skills-- clear, concise, and positive, both written and verbal * Excellent ...
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Nolij Consulting - Vienna , VA
The Proposal Writer guides proposal development in response to federal requests for quotations (RFQs) and requests for information (RFIs). He or she contributes to submission components, whether by ... - 19 days ago
Maxonic, Inc. - McLean , VA
... and written communication skills with an ability to influence and gain consensus Strong team player, with an ability to work in an unstructured environment and a drive to learn new skills and ... - 4 days ago
Are you a Proposal Writer who enjoys the challenge of writing proposals and working on a collaborative team? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established company that values its ...
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