A Copywriter in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $61,910 per year. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$47,114 - $92,427
(Median)
$47K
$62K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,910
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$15.32 - $73.41
(Median)
$15
$28
$73
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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Salary
$47,114 - $92,427  
   
Bonus
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$45,948 - $100,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $73.41  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$6,500  
   
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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$45,948 - $100,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 13%

Editing
up arrow 6%

National Average
$62,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Email Marketing
up arrow 12%

Proofreading
up arrow 13%

Blogging
up arrow 15%

Technical Writing
up arrow 31%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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