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Mid-Career Copywriter Salary

A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $51,750 per year.

$36,431 - $71,260
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,750
10%
50%
90%

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$14.79 - $40.85
(Median)
$15
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,431 - $71,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,211  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $9,500  
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).
)
$35,785 - $75,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $56.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,211  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $9,500  
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).
)
$35,785 - $75,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copywriter Salaries

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$53,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%