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I think what we need is more than a salary "average," but instead ranges
for different levels of experience and different types of writers.
For example, a writer with one year of experience is highly likely to be
making less than a writer with ten years of experience, and a writer of
highly technical documentation is more likely to command a greater salary
than a writer with an equal amount of experience writing less technical