Copywriter Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

A Copywriter in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $58,175 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Windows Operating System General Use, Editing, and Marketing Communications.
Copywriter in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$35,234 - $91,377
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MEDIAN: $58,174
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Copywriter in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$10.82 - $58.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,234 - $91,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$31,230 - $96,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $53.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
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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$31,230 - $96,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Experience Affects Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 25%
Editing
up arrow 12%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%
Advertising
up arrow 10%
Copywriting
up arrow 7%
National Average
$56,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%
Technical Writing
up arrow 20%
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 27%
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