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Experienced Copywriter Salary

Experienced Copywriters can expect wages of $56K per year on average. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Experienced Copywriters survey participants are more prevalent than men — 64 percent of professionals. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,904 - $79,395
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,059
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$15.48 - $77.75
(Median)
$15
$30
$78
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$38,904 - $79,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $7,000  
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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$39,189 - $99,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $77.75  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $126.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,178  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $7,000  
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).
)
$39,189 - $99,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Skills That Affect Experienced Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Proofreading
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%