Columnist Salary in the United States

How much does a Columnist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Columnist in the United States is $31 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $36. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Columnist?

A Columnist is a person who writes for publication in a series, creating an article that usually offers commentary and opinions. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and other publications, including blogs. They take the form of a short essay by a specific writer who offers a personal point of view. In some instances, a column has been written by a composite or a team, appearing under a pseudonym, or (in effect) a brand name. Some columnists appear on a daily or weekly basis and later reprint the same material in book collections....

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Average Hourly Wage

Core compensation

 
 
 
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36
31

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

 
 
 
28
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32
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Columnist in the United States. The average hourly rate for Columnist ranges from $27 to $36 with the average hourly pay of $31. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $28 to $38 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $32.

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