A Copywriter with Copywriting skills earns an average salary of $47,032 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$32,514 - $69,013
$33K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,031
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90%

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$11.58 - $39.78
$12
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,514 - $69,013  
   
Bonus
$492.90 - $6,054  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $5,817  
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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$30,316 - $71,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 891
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $39.78  
   
Overtime
$16.69 - $43.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$492.90 - $6,054  
   
Commission
$9,433  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $5,817  
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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$30,316 - $71,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 281

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,679

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 34%


National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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