Mid-Career Copywriter Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $51,035 per year.
Mid-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$36,190 - $70,484
(Median)
36K
42K
51K
61K
70K
MEDIAN: $51,035
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Mid-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$14.33 - $49.49
(Median)
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49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,190 - $70,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,139  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $14,795  
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).
)
$34,891 - $76,151  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 584
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $49.49  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $56.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,139  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $14,795  
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).
)
$34,891 - $76,151  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 584
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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
up arrow 31%
Boston
up arrow 24%
Seattle
up arrow 16%
Portland
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
National Average
$52,000
Austin
up arrow 1%
Atlanta
up arrow 24%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%
Technical Writing
up arrow 6%
Proofreading
up arrow 6%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%
Copywriting
up arrow 3%
Advertising
up arrow 3%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%
Editing
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
National Average
$52,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
HTML
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%
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