Career Outlook for Writers and Authors

Also known as:  Advertising Copy Writer, Advertising Copywriter, Author, Biographer, Copy Writer, Copywriter, Lyricist, Novelist, Playwright, Poet
The overall job outlook for Writer or Author careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 4.18 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.7 percent per year. Demand for Writers and Authors is expected to go up, with an expected 133,110 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 40.59 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Writers and Authors in the following states
New York 6,840
California 6,060
Texas 2,050
Florida 1,860
Illinois 1,700
Minnesota 1,460
Virginia 1,410
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Writers and Authors
South Dakota 40
Wyoming 50
Puerto Rico 70
North Dakota 90
Delaware 90
West Virginia 100
Hawaii 100
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