Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

PR pros and corporate communicators have invested heavily in these skill sets. Here are some additional ways your expertise could earn you bigger paydays.

Writer and editor salariesWriting and editing remain highly marketable skills.

With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money behind content creation—and that’s an opportunity for wordsmiths. For PR pros looking to add a side hustle, or for new communicators looking to build their portfolios, knowing what your skills are worth is essential.

This infographic from Global English Editing shares information such as the average salary of writers and editors and outlets for savvy communicators to turn their writing acumen into cash.

It suggests:

  • Being an on-call editor or writing white papers earn the highest hourly rates.
  • On average, senior writers can double the salary of industry newbies.
  • Blogging can be a serious avenue for improving your skills and earning money.

For vital signs that the writing and editing industry is alive and well, and to discover outlets to put your skills to work, peruse the full infographic above.

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