Experienced Copywriter Salary (United States)

An Experienced Copywriter earns an average salary of $56,284 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Marketing Communications and Social Media Marketing.
Experienced Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$39,023 - $77,298
(Median)
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56K
66K
77K
MEDIAN: $56,283
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Experienced Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$14.53 - $77.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,023 - $77,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$36,877 - $100,475  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $77.61  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $126.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$36,877 - $100,475  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 33%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
National Average
$57,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 10%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%
Copywriting
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Editing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$57,000
Proofreading
up arrow 1%
Advertising
up arrow 2%
Technical Writing
up arrow 4%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.
Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 26%
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