A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $55,437 per year.

$39,627 - $77,335
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,436
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$14.49 - $51.25
(Median)
$14
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,627 - $77,335  
   
Bonus
$494.58 - $7,397  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$38,207 - $82,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $51.25  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $60.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.58 - $7,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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).
)
$38,207 - $82,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

Email Marketing
up arrow 4%

Branding
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 5%

Advertising
up arrow 7%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Blogging
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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