Copywriter in Seattle Salary

A Copywriter in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $49,557 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Advertising and Marketing Communications. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,798 - $69,515
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,556
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$9.53 - $35.23
(Median)
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$21
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,798 - $69,515  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,705 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$21.80  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,705 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 23%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 13%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Editing
up arrow 6%

Proofreading
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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