Mid-Career Copywriter Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $51,001 per year.
Mid-Career Copywriter Salary (?
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$36,276 - $70,519
(Median)
36K
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51K
61K
71K
MEDIAN: $51,001
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Mid-Career Copywriter Salary (?
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$14.50 - $48.25
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,276 - $70,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $14,899  
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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$35,108 - $75,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 449
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $48.25  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $56.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $14,899  
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).
)
$35,108 - $75,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Boston
up arrow 27%
Seattle
up arrow 16%
Portland
up arrow 12%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
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$52,000
Austin
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Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copywriter Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%
Advertising
up arrow 3%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 3%
Copywriting
up arrow 2%
Editing
up arrow 2%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%
Proofreading
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$52,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%
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%