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Earnings

Salaries for speechwriters (including political speechwriters) vary depending upon experience. Salary.com reported the median salary for speechwriters was $121,786 in July 2016. The lowest 10 percent earned $79,737 or less and the top 10 percent earned $186,835 or more. Salaries also depend on geographical location and the level of government for which the speechwriter writes.

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