Mid-Career Copywriter Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $50,856 per year.
Mid-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$36,191 - $70,395
(Median)
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51K
60K
70K
MEDIAN: $50,855
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Mid-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$14.33 - $50.06
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,191 - $70,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
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).
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$35,048 - $76,116  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 595
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $50.06  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $56.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
   
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).
)
$35,048 - $76,116  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 595
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Pay Difference By Location
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Boston
up arrow 24%
San Francisco
up arrow 18%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
Portland
up arrow 12%
Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Dallas
0%
National Average
$52,000
Austin
up arrow 1%
Milwaukee
up arrow 15%
Atlanta
up arrow 23%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 7%
Proofreading
up arrow 6%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%
Copywriting
up arrow 3%
Editing
up arrow 3%
Advertising
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$52,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
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: 49% employee benefits None: 20%
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