Speech Writer Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Speech Writer

What is the average annual salary for Speech Writer?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Speech Writer may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Speech Writer in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Speech Writer in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Speech Writer in the United States is $113,532 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $113,532.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $113,532
  • 10%$72,008
  • 25%$91,797
  • 75%$159,366
  • 90%$201,097

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Job Description for Speech Writer

Prepares and/or writes speeches, briefings, and other documents for key executive corporate positions. Plans and edits in-house communications vehicles. May be responsible for editorials, press releases or articles. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to an executive or a manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Speech Writer job description

Categories:  Printing and Publishing, Government, Public Relations

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

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