Copywriter with Copywriting Skills Salary

A Copywriter with Copywriting skills earns an average salary of $47,364 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$32,504 - $68,944
$33K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,364
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90%

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$11.70 - $40.79
$12
$19
$41
MEDIAN: $18.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,504 - $68,944  
   
Bonus
$497.13 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $6,302  
Commission
$9,433  
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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$30,359 - $72,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 869
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $40.79  
   
Overtime
$17.85 - $43.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$497.13 - $5,960  
   
Commission
$9,433  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $6,302  
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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$30,359 - $72,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 263

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Pay by Experience for a Copywriter has a positive trend. An entry-level Copywriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 878 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copywriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 139 salaries. A Copywriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,161

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲33%

▲18%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 22%