A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $55,118 per year.

$39,428 - $78,227
$39K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,118
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90%

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$14.19 - $50.68
$14
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,428 - $78,227  
   
Bonus
$498.89 - $7,341  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$37,833 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $60.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$498.89 - $7,341  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$37,833 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,023

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Branding
up arrow 4%

Email Marketing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%


up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 6%

Blogging
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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