Experienced Copywriter Salary

Pay for Experienced Copywriters sits in the ballpark of $61K annually. Women make up the majority of Experienced Copywriters (66 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although nearly one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,495 - $89,716
$40K
$61K
$90K
MEDIAN: $60,638
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$14.68 - $69.53
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$31
$70
MEDIAN: $30.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,495 - $89,716  
   
Bonus
$800 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$39,598 - $103,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $69.53  
   
Overtime
$30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800 - $10,000  
   
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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$39,598 - $103,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,716

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Surpassing the national average by 64 percent, Experienced Copywriters in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Copywriters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), Denver (+14 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 1 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Branding
▲17%

Social Media Marketing
▲6%

Blogging
▲4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲4%

Advertising
▲3%

Email Marketing
▲3%

Marketing Communications
▲1%

Copywriting
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Technical Writing
▼3%

Editing
▼5%

Adobe InDesign
▼5%

Proofreading
▼9%

Web Content Management
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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