Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers

6.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $32.27 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 19% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' job openings is expected to rise 8.5% by 2030
'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' was $67,120, or $32.27 hourly
'Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers' are paid 60.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 44,240 people employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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