The average pay for a Copywriter with Marketing Communications skills is $46,458 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$34,258 - $67,107
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,458
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$13.31 - $49.04
(Median)
$13
$19
$49
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,258 - $67,107  
   
Bonus
$169.98 - $6,302  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$31,847 - $71,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $49.04  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $43.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$169.98 - $6,302  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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).
)
$31,847 - $71,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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