For Experienced Copywriters, yearly average wages total $61K annually. Approximately one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Experienced Copywriters (64 percent) who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,986 - $90,435
(Median)
$41K
$61K
$90K
MEDIAN: $60,754
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$14.79 - $67.56
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$15
$30
$68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,986 - $90,435  
   
Bonus
$800 - $10,174  
Total Pay (?
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$40,066 - $104,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $67.56  
   
Overtime
$30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800 - $10,174  
   
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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$40,066 - $104,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Branding
up arrow 38%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Blogging
up arrow 3%

Email Marketing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$62,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Editing
up arrow 6%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Proofreading
up arrow 11%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Technical Writing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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