1. Writers' Earnings

    WriterMinutes ReadAmount Earned
    Ben Thompson120 min.$84.82
    Jill Lepore350 min.$59.17
    Venkatesh Rao76 min.$56.54
    Matthew Yglesias110 min.$54.68
    Sheelah Kolhatkar141 min.$43.33
    Haruki Murakami232 min.$42.02
    Nicolas Niarchos138 min.$41.82
    Nicholas Thompson46 min.$40.12
    Patricia Lockwood79 min.$38.04
    Jenny Kleeman84 min.$37.35
    Sung J. WooVerified267 min.$37.01
    LESLIE JAMISON290 min.$36.46
    Rachel Aviv280 min.$35.97
    Ava200 min.$34.20
    Derek ThompsonVerified100 min.$33.12
    Jesselyn Cook108 min.$33.06
    Courtney Rubin37 min.$32.70
    Amirah Mercer99 min.$31.60
    Andy Greenberg99 min.$31.18
    Tim Urban177 min.$29.40
    TAFFY BRODESSER-AKNER34 min.$29.26
    Lauren Oyler34 min.$29.26
    Lauren Groff152 min.$26.83
    Aaron Z. LewisVerified31 min.$26.68
    Caitlin Flanagan30 min.$25.82
    Joshua Rothman184 min.$24.25
    Ted Nordhaus120 min.$24.20
    Molly Fischer27 min.$23.49
    Mimi Swartz96 min.$22.31
    André Aciman80 min.$22.14
    Ryu Spaeth75 min.$20.94
    Dana Ward24 min.$20.65
    Annalee Newitz96 min.$19.90
    Morgan Housel136 min.$18.84
    Ben Lerner21 min.$18.56
    Ryan Holiday140 min.$18.24
    Alex Riley40 min.$17.91
    Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai54 min.$17.79
    Hannah Fry20 min.$17.68
    Jay VidyarthiVerified20 min.$17.21
    Joe Pinsker62 min.$17.14
    SUSAN DOMINUS38 min.$16.45
    Andrew Sullivan19 min.$16.35
    A.J. JacobsVerified19 min.$16.35
    Eli Saslow72 min.$16.32
    Gimme Serendipity18 min.$15.91
    Lindsay Zoladz45 min.$15.82
    James Bridle34 min.$15.22
    Arthur C. Brooks121 min.$15.16
    Jenny McCartney17 min.$15.03
    Shakti Shetty110 min.$14.92
    Michelle Zauner83 min.$14.84
    Clay Skipper70 min.$14.79
    Ben Dolnick17 min.$14.63
    David Cain60 min.$14.18
    Daniel Marans16 min.$14.14
    NELLIE BOWLES16 min.$13.77
    Ben Werdmuller16 min.$13.77
    Anne Helen Petersen16 min.$13.77
    Anelise Chen15 min.$13.26
    Amanda Hess56 min.$13.02
    Simone Stolzoff15 min.$12.91
    Alexa RohnVerified15 min.$12.91
    Abhishek ChakrabortyVerified14 min.$12.05
    Josh Dean39 min.$11.71
    Nature Editorial13 min.$11.49
    Adam Rogers13 min.$11.49
    Filip Piekniewski13 min.$11.49
    Cal Newport23 min.$11.47
    Katherine J. Wu62 min.$11.45
    Kevin Kelly20 min.$11.24
    KEVIN ROOSE13 min.$11.19
    Casey Newton13 min.$11.19
    Charlie Warzel13 min.$11.19
    Daniel Engber12 min.$10.61
    Tristan Harris12 min.$10.33
    Ian Bogost11 min.$9.47
    Alex Sujong Laughlin40 min.$9.39
    Kaitlyn Tiffany10 min.$8.84
    David J. Lynch10 min.$8.84
    Jonathan Tjarks30 min.$8.77
    Anna Wiener10 min.$8.61
    John McWhorter16 min.$8.39
    Emma Green105 min.$8.16
    Ashley Fetters42 min.$7.94
    Sirin Kale18 min.$7.80
    Jia Tolentino9 min.$7.75
    Seth Godin87 min.$7.75
    zeynep9 min.$7.75
    Melanie Challenger120 min.$7.68
    Ricky Yean28 min.$7.54
    Daniel Lavery32 min.$7.37
    Tim McKee250 min.$7.24
    Frank Chimero24 min.$7.18
    Scott H. Young24 min.$7.08
    Kaleigh Rogers16 min.$6.98
    Rebecca Solnit8 min.$6.88
    Kevin Beaty14 min.$6.23
    Jackie Polzin14 min.$6.16
    Ernesto Garbarino6 min.$5.30
    Desmonda Lawrence6 min.$5.30
    Jeremy Olson5 min.$4.42
    Mark Manson14 min.$4.41
    Louis Barclay8 min.$3.67
    Shoshana Wodinsky8 min.$3.56
    Anna Hartford56 min.$3.55
    Nina Golgowski4 min.$3.54
    Josh Gerstein4 min.$3.54
    Tim De Chant4 min.$3.54
    Twitter Inc.4 min.$3.44
    Karthi Subbaraman45 min.$3.38
    Janus Rose9 min.$2.94
    Todd Feathers9 min.$2.94
    Marie Solis8 min.$2.85
    Jennifer Swann8 min.$2.85
    Michael Brenes8 min.$2.85
    William Egginton8 min.$2.85
    Nick Pinto8 min.$2.85
    Jacob Silverman8 min.$2.85
    Stuart Schrader8 min.$2.85
    Tim Keogh8 min.$2.85
    Patrick Blanchfield8 min.$2.85
    Blair McClendon8 min.$2.85
    Francis Lam7 min.$2.71
    Amanda Terkel3 min.$2.65
    Nick Visser3 min.$2.65
    Cecil Adams3 min.$2.65
    JAMES GORMAN3 min.$2.21
    CARL ZIMMER3 min.$2.21
    Stephen Buranyi24 min.$2.20
    Esther Crawford10 min.$2.02
    Tom Nichols6 min.$2.00
    James Parker6 min.$1.85
    Sue Halpern18 min.$1.83
    Ania Spyra23 min.$1.81
    Ryan Grenoble2 min.$1.77
    Tara Isabella Burton98 min.$1.73
    Ella Jane4 min.$1.55
    Adam Bartley81 min.$1.47
    Caitrin Keiper128 min.$1.46
    Sanjena Sathian28 min.$1.24
    Studio A N F17 min.$1.20
    Dror Poleg65 min.$1.17
    Suleika Jaouad46 min.$1.16
    Joey Paur3 min.$1.16
    Kelly Barrett12 min.$1.10
    Gregory Thomas11 min.$1.07
    Arati Kumar-Rao54 min.$1.07
    Nathan Curtis14 min.$0.99
    Fouad Khan14 min.$0.83
    Vincent Giardina16 min.$0.82
    Bill LoundyVerified15 min.$0.77
    Kristina Sgueglia and Kelly McCleary, CNN2 min.$0.77
    Mike Sacks38 min.$0.75
    Melanie Greenberg28 min.$0.73
    Manas J. Saloi28 min.$0.69
    Kate Kellaway24 min.$0.67
    Lauri Larjo18 min.$0.65
    Next Nature Network98 min.$0.64
    NPR21 min.$0.56
    Sarah Federman8 min.$0.56
    Lila Thulin19 min.$0.55
    hannahbae22 min.$0.55
    Lauren Armstrong12 min.$0.52
    Brian Owens, Hakai Magazine20 min.$0.52
    DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI5 min.$0.49
    Nandita Bose5 min.$0.49
    Cayce Clifford5 min.$0.49
    Mark Leviton40 min.$0.46
    Jay Rubin36 min.$0.46
    Jennifer Szalai18 min.$0.45
    Amanda Mull23 min.$0.45
    Dan O'Brien10 min.$0.44
    Gary Burnison10 min.$0.43
    Michael Waters4 min.$0.39
    Arnoud Wokke12 min.$0.39
    Anonymous .13 min.$0.38
    Natalie Wong4 min.$0.37
    Kate Julian32 min.$0.37
    Bill Chappell8 min.$0.36
    Balaji S. Srinivasan56 min.$0.36
    Pradip K. Saha18 min.$0.36
    Ben Lindbergh27 min.$0.35
    Randall Munroe12 min.$0.35
    Ashley Zlatopolsky53 min.$0.35
    Helen Knight21 min.$0.33
    Justin Gage16 min.$0.32
    Chris McCormick8 min.$0.32
    Lisa Richardson11 min.$0.32
    MRT STAFF12 min.$0.32
    Crystal Hana Kim7 min.$0.31
    Kristina Murkett6 min.$0.31
    Dan Heath15 min.$0.30
    Naval Ravikant15 min.$0.30
    Mihir A. Desai5 min.$0.29
    Scroll3 min.$0.29
    Nisha Chittal14 min.$0.28
    Cheryl Teh18 min.$0.27
    JAMES PONIEWOZIK6 min.$0.26
    Ingrid Rojas Contreras6 min.$0.26
    Tim O'Connell8 min.$0.26
    Ethereum Foundation43 min.$0.25
    BBC News4 min.$0.24
    Gwynn Guilford4 min.$0.24
    Natasha Turak4 min.$0.24
    Lila MacLellan4 min.$0.24
    Elizabeth Gravier4 min.$0.24
    Eamon Javers4 min.$0.24
    Laura Bronner and Nathaniel Rakich19 min.$0.24
    Harald S. Klungtveit19 min.$0.24
    Jonas Skybakmoen19 min.$0.24
    James Vincent12 min.$0.23
    Andrew Deck18 min.$0.23
    Alexander Stern19 min.$0.22
    Doug Antin30 min.$0.20
    Meghan Rabbitt7 min.$0.20
    Reuters5 min.$0.19
    Leo Schwartz15 min.$0.19
    A FiveThirtyEight Chat14 min.$0.18
    Craig Mod16 min.$0.18
    Liam Frost3 min.$0.18
    Walker Caplan4 min.$0.18
    Stephanie Pain20 min.$0.18
    Jamie Kitman14 min.$0.18
    Nereya Otieno14 min.$0.18
    Brendan Leonard15 min.$0.17
    P R Sanjai9 min.$0.17
    Chris Kay9 min.$0.17
    Brian Barrett5 min.$0.16
    James Clear8 min.$0.16
    Rosie Spinks8 min.$0.16
    Simon Reynolds25 min.$0.16
    Prönö Ltd5 min.$0.16
    Shannon Keating13 min.$0.15
    balajis23 min.$0.15
    Lotte Jeffs13 min.$0.15
    Odd Isungset5 min.$0.15
    Tormod Strand5 min.$0.15
    Per Øyvind Fange5 min.$0.15
    Eskil Wie Furunes5 min.$0.15
    Marco Vaglieri5 min.$0.15
    Glen Imrie5 min.$0.15
    Kalpana Sunder12 min.$0.15
    Alex Samuels11 min.$0.14
    Nathaniel Rich12 min.$0.14
    Martin Chilton12 min.$0.14
    E. Napoletano12 min.$0.14
    Ben Lybarger12 min.$0.14
    zk - Zubin Koticha21 min.$0.14
    Emily Alford4 min.$0.13
    Sandra Henry-Stocker4 min.$0.13
    humming.verbs.10 min.$0.13
    Paul Amery4 min.$0.13
    Dylan Smith4 min.$0.13
    Ian J. Battaglia11 min.$0.13
    Michael Sheetz2 min.$0.12
    Jon Brodkin9 min.$0.12
    Josh Elman6 min.$0.12
    Vitalik Buterin18 min.$0.12
    Jade Scipioni2 min.$0.12
    Tyler Clifford2 min.$0.12
    Richard Davenporthines4 min.$0.12
    Chris Parton2 min.$0.12
    Summer Knight6 min.$0.12
    Alec Torelli19 min.$0.12
    Associated Press19 min.$0.11
    Tatiana Cirisano17 min.$0.11
    Gavin Lamb, PhD10 min.$0.11
    Kat Lewis10 min.$0.11
    Melissa Febos10 min.$0.11
    Daniel Boffey3 min.$0.10
    Alison Green12 min.$0.10
    Fred Ehrsam15 min.$0.10
    Rhitu Chatterjee9 min.$0.10
    Amresh Anbalagan5 min.$0.10
    Jack Poulson5 min.$0.10
    Justin Torres18 min.$0.10
    Foreigner.fi3 min.$0.10
    Herminia Ibarra9 min.$0.10
    Tomas Hochstenbach3 min.$0.10
    Sheon Han9 min.$0.10
    Apiece Apart9 min.$0.10
    Jack Evans18 min.$0.10
    Ed Yong8 min.$0.09
    Belinda Luscombe8 min.$0.09
    Sondre Skjelvik7 min.$0.09
    Joel Calfee2 min.$0.09
    David Hoffman14 min.$0.09
    Michael Appler3 min.$0.09
    Frida Brembo7 min.$0.09
    Egil Ursin7 min.$0.09
    Jessica7 min.$0.08
    Katie Heaney7 min.$0.08
    ALAN RAPPEPORT4 min.$0.08
    JIM TANKERSLEY4 min.$0.08
    Shirin Ghaffary6 min.$0.08
    Jarrod Dicker13 min.$0.08
    Douglas Main7 min.$0.08
    Jack Beresford14 min.$0.08
    Ryan Sean Adams13 min.$0.08
    Balaji Srinivasan13 min.$0.08
    Living with Wolves7 min.$0.08
    Keith Hou­s­ton4 min.$0.08
    Pete Davis7 min.$0.08
    Kalena Thomhave7 min.$0.08
    Kill Bill Pandey4 min.$0.08
    Vinita Dawra Nangia4 min.$0.08
    Kyubin Kim14 min.$0.08
    Eric W. Dolan4 min.$0.07
    NICHOLAS KRISTOF6 min.$0.07
    Mike Park2 min.$0.07
    jakub10 min.$0.07
    Sari Azout11 min.$0.07
    Shafin Rizvi12 min.$0.07
    Dazed11 min.$0.06
    Wes Siler5 min.$0.06
    Julie Beck5 min.$0.06
    Catriona Harvey-Jenner2 min.$0.06
    Henrik Warne3 min.$0.06
    Lisa Bonos5 min.$0.06
    Nikhyl Singhal5 min.$0.06
    Michael Esfeld11 min.$0.06
    balajis.com9 min.$0.06
    Suren Naidoo11 min.$0.06
    Gary Ferguson5 min.$0.06
    Henriette Dæhli5 min.$0.06
    Martin Holvik5 min.$0.06
    Alex Masmej9 min.$0.06
    Theodore Schleifer4 min.$0.05
    Michael del Castillo7 min.$0.05
    Jenine Holmes9 min.$0.05
    Anne Gulland,2 min.$0.05
    Joe Weisenthal8 min.$0.05
    Carl Safina4 min.$0.05
    Joe Wallen,2 min.$0.05
    Jim Robbins4 min.$0.05
    Jonathan Hillis7 min.$0.05
    Tal Dotan Ben-Soussan9 min.$0.05
    Euan Marshall2 min.$0.05
    Jennifer Rigby2 min.$0.05
    Dave Boucher and Kristen Jordan Shamus8 min.$0.05
    Alicia Robinson4 min.$0.05
    Apar Gupta3 min.$0.05
    Anushka Jain3 min.$0.05
    Virgil Griffith7 min.$0.05
    Beatrice Mastropietro7 min.$0.05
    Jill Doss-Raines9 min.$0.05
    Kelsey Ogletree9 min.$0.05
    Daryl Easlea10 min.$0.05
    Dima Stouhi9 min.$0.05
    Jon Caramanica8 min.$0.04
    Becky Krystal7 min.$0.04
    Christopher Joyce7 min.$0.04
    Meaghan O'Connell7 min.$0.04
    Ed Park7 min.$0.04
    Totle6 min.$0.04
    Joel Spolsky8 min.$0.04
    Jug Suraiya2 min.$0.04
    Dyami Millarson8 min.$0.04
    Jason Wiese7 min.$0.04
    Austin Z. Henley2 min.$0.04
    ZYZZYVA STAFF8 min.$0.04
    Megan Cattel8 min.$0.04
    Keen7 min.$0.04
    Stephanie Eckardt6 min.$0.03
    Charles C. W. Cooke3 min.$0.03
    Simon Romero5 min.$0.03
    douglas rushkoff4 min.$0.03
    Vince Pearson4 min.$0.03
    Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation6 min.$0.03
    D. Kevin McNeir – Senior Editor5 min.$0.03
    Maxwell Cooter6 min.$0.03
    Alice Boyes6 min.$0.03
    Adam Barnes3 min.$0.03
    THOMAS HILGERS5 min.$0.03
    Kim Rashidi4 min.$0.03
    Naduah Geneyn1 min.$0.03
    Brittaine Maldonado6 min.$0.03
    Dan Swinhoe4 min.$0.03
    Khaled al-Khateb6 min.$0.03
    Mary Beth King6 min.$0.03
    , Aberdeen News6 min.$0.03
    Kiran Dass5 min.$0.03
    Matthew Wilkinson5 min.$0.03
    Senerey de los Santos4 min.$0.03
    Michael Azerrad6 min.$0.03
    Jacob Kaplan-Moss5 min.$0.03
    J David Arcuri6 min.$0.03
    Jessica Stillman3 min.$0.02
    James Felton3 min.$0.02
    By Celebretainment3 min.$0.02
    Jeremy Dick3 min.$0.02
    ANNA SCHAVERIEN3 min.$0.02
    Emily Kirkpatrick4 min.$0.02
    MARCA3 min.$0.02
    Tyler Cowen1 min.$0.02
    Carly Cassella3 min.$0.02
    Hanif Abdurraqib3 min.$0.02
    Derek Sivers1 min.$0.02
    Matt Wille3 min.$0.02
    Rhian Daly4 min.$0.02
    Mike Elias3 min.$0.02
    Arturo Garcia4 min.$0.02
    ahlearning4 min.$0.02
    Ralph Vartabedian4 min.$0.02
    Joseph Choi2 min.$0.02
    Georgia Green3 min.$0.02
    0xCaCE3 min.$0.02
    Bill Pearis4 min.$0.02
    Abigail Rosenthal3 min.$0.02
    OliCrypto4 min.$0.02
    TheTravellothoner3 min.$0.02
    Ethan Katzenberg1 min.$0.02
    Emily Bootle4 min.$0.02
    Daily Stoic2 min.$0.02
    Cristian Curmei3 min.$0.02
    Olly Knights4 min.$0.02
    Gale Paridjanian4 min.$0.02
    Natalie Weber3 min.$0.02
    ANDY KANENGISER4 min.$0.02
    BRIAN FULTON STAFF WRITER3 min.$0.02
    Benedict Mander4 min.$0.02
    Nat Roe3 min.$0.02
    Libby Coleman3 min.$0.02
    Faranak Bakhtiari3 min.$0.02
    Alejandro Prieto3 min.$0.02
    Connor Lemons4 min.$0.02
    Justin Golba4 min.$0.02
    Andy Chia The Daily4 min.$0.02
    Royal Canadian Mint4 min.$0.02
    Dolores Flores-Silva4 min.$0.02
    Keith Cartwright4 min.$0.02
    Ray Levy Uyeda3 min.$0.02
    Aqeel Yaseen1 min.$0.02
    The Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader3 min.$0.02
    Eurasia Review3 min.$0.02
    jay-pinkerton3 min.$0.02
    iStock3 min.$0.02
    Megan Wildhood4 min.$0.02
    Zoe Williams2 min.$0.01
    Edith M. Lederer2 min.$0.01
    BWW News Desk1 min.$0.01
    Ed Douglas2 min.$0.01
    Alistair Charlton2 min.$0.01
    Sajae Elder1 min.$0.01
    Soo Kim,2 min.$0.01
    Rick Porter1 min.$0.01
    Paul Krill2 min.$0.01
    Cassy Sommer1 min.$0.01
    Karlie Powell1 min.$0.01
    Charlotte Krol,2 min.$0.01
    Hamish McKenzie2 min.$0.01
    Lee Brown1 min.$0.01
    TechTarget2 min.$0.01
    Joseph Lee2 min.$0.01
    Nina Bambysheva2 min.$0.01
    Anthony Dukes3 min.$0.01
    Yi Zhu3 min.$0.01
    Linda Hopkins2 min.$0.01
    Adam Patterson1 min.$0.01
    ETH Gas Station2 min.$0.01
    Brian Flynn2 min.$0.01
    Patrick Rivera2 min.$0.01
    Alleyn Diesel1 min.$0.01
    Lana Condor1 min.$0.01
    Reid BG1 min.$0.01
    Allison Rapp2 min.$0.01
    TIRAMILLAS2 min.$0.01
    Cale Michael1 min.$0.01
    Landmark Digital Staff1 min.$0.01
    Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin1 min.$0.01
    Briana Ramnauth3 min.$0.01
    Abigail Johnson3 min.$0.01
    Flor Ana Mireles3 min.$0.01
    Laura Johnson1 min.$0.01
    Alex Flanagan2 min.$0.01
    Orlando City Soccer Club2 min.$0.01
    Kevin Ritchie2 min.$0.01
    Eric Allen2 min.$0.01
    Gunnison Country Times1 min.$0.01
    Gmail1 min.$0.01
    jihijar2 min.$0.01
    Ocean Drive2 min.$0.01
    Tarot.com Staff1 min.$0.01
    Joseph Luster1 min.$0.01
    Nintendo1 min.$0.01
    Los Angeles Times Communications Department1 min.$0.01
    Maya Angelou1 min.$0.01
    Dim Angelov2 min.$0.01
    Manuel Muñoz1 min.$0.01
    Steven Richardson1 min.$0.01
    Cleveland County Herald1 min.$0.01
    St. Louis Magazine1 min.$0.01
    The Chicago Crusader1 min.$0.01
    Evening Express2 min.$0.01
    Word Genius2 min.$0.01
    Pixbear1 min.$0.01
    Hallie Gu,Dominique Patton2 min.$0.01
    Toby Bryant2 min.$0.01
    Ramin Hosseinabadian2 min.$0.01
    chadaliah1 min.$0.01
    ZYZZYVA1 min.$0.01
    Octavio Solis1 min.$0.01
    GABRIEL J.X. DANCE1 min.$0.00
    MICHAEL H. KELLER1 min.$0.00