Copywriter Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Copywriter in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $54,802 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 Marketing Communications, Advertising, and Editing.
Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$34,972 - $92,910
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,801
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Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$10.82 - $58.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$34,972 - $92,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,389  
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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$31,239 - $97,464  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,389  
   
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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$31,239 - $97,464  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%
National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Copywriter in San Francisco, California Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 23%
Advertising
up arrow 17%
Editing
up arrow 15%
Copywriting
up arrow 10%
National Average
$53,000
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%
Technical Writing
up arrow 18%

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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
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 26%
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