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Comic Book Writers


In May 2018, median annual earnings for salaried writers and authors were $62,170, according to the U.S Department of Labor. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $31,700, while the highest 10 percent earned $121,670 or more. Freelance comic book writers who work part time may earn from $5,000 to $20,000 or more per year. Full-time, established freelance comic book writers may earn $75,000 a year or more. Well-known comic book writers may earn millions each year due to project packages that include books, movies, video games, products, and more.

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