Experienced Copywriter Salary

Experienced Copywriters can expect wages of $57K annually on average. The majority of Experienced Copywriters (64 percent) who took the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Copywriters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,426 - $81,660
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,300
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$18.34 - $75.00
(Median)
$18
$30
$75
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,426 - $81,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,800  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$39,745 - $100,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.34 - $75.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38  
Overtime
$20.27 - $125.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$39,745 - $100,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Blogging
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$59,000

Editing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

Proofreading
up arrow 12%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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