Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

6.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $33.42 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' job openings is expected to rise 4.1% by 2031
'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' was $69,510, or $33.42 hourly
'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' are paid 51.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as poets, lyricists and creative writers?

As of 2021 there were 49,410 people employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers.

Job description

Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.

SOC Code: 27-3043.05


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bro (Small chance) says
Robot can't write creatively
Nov 20, 2021 at 08:36 PM

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