Occupation | Weston College

Author, writer or translator

Job holders in this unit group write, edit and evaluate literary material for publication excluding material for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals but including scripts and narrative for film, TV, radio and computer games and animations; and translate spoken and written statements into different languages.

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Typical Education Level

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, NAN% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£35,802

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for author, writer or translator is £35,802

540 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 540. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for author, writer or translator roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £35,802 per year. That is about £2,984 per month or £18.36 per hour. New workers generally start on £0, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £0

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 540 people are employed in the region.

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