Experienced Copywriter Salary

Earnings for Experienced Copywriters come in at around $56K annually on average. Although approximately one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction for Experienced Copywriters is high. More than half of Experienced Copywriters (68 percent) survey participants are women. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,149 - $81,212
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,319
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90%

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$18.02 - $77.57
(Median)
$18
$31
$78
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,149 - $81,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,206  
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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$39,001 - $102,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$18.02 - $77.57  
   
Overtime
$27.54 - $50.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,206  
   
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).
)
$39,001 - $102,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Skills That Affect Experienced Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$58,000

Editing
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 9%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 11%

Proofreading
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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