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Experienced Copywriter Salary

Experienced Copywriters can expect to earn an average of $56K annually. About one in four 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. More than half of Experienced Copywriters (65 percent) survey participants are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,020 - $80,334
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,984
10%
50%
90%

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$15.55 - $77.39
(Median)
$16
$30
$77
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,020 - $80,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,130  
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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$39,057 - $101,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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
$15.55 - $77.39  
   
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 - $5,130  
   
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).
)
$39,057 - $101,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Skills That Affect Experienced Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 10%

Proofreading
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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