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Earnings

In May 2015, median annual earnings for salaried writers and authors were $60,250, according to the U.S Department of Labor. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $29,230, while the highest 10 percent earned $114,530 or more. Freelance comic book writers may earn from $5,000 to $20,000 or more per year. Full-time, established freelance comic book writers may earn up to $75,000 a year. 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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