Copywriter with Advertising Skills Salary

A Copywriter with Advertising skills earns an average salary of $48,679 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,402 - $71,899
$35K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,679
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50%
90%

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$11.15 - $44.38
$11
$20
$44
MEDIAN: $19.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,402 - $71,899  
   
Bonus
$975 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,013 - $74,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $44.38  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$975 - $6,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,013 - $74,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Pay by Experience for a Copywriter has a positive trend. An entry-level Copywriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 266 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copywriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 46 salaries. A Copywriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,244

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲14%

▲9%

National Average
$48,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%