Copywriter with Technical Writing Skills Salary

The average salary for a Copywriter with Technical Writing skills is $43,126 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,978 - $67,507
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$68K
MEDIAN: $43,126
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$11.13 - $35.77
(Median)
$11
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,978 - $67,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$28,022 - $71,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $35.77  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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).
)
$28,022 - $71,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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