Senior Copywriter Salary (United States)

A Senior Copywriter earns an average salary of $68,091 per year.
Senior Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$43,484 - $94,077
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,090
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Senior Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$18.31 - $88.82
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,484 - $94,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,756  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,152  
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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$43,266 - $104,040  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 894
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$18.31 - $88.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $96.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,756  
   
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,152  
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).
)
$43,266 - $104,040  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 894
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Job Description for Senior Copywriter

A senior copywriter works in an company to generate original written content, usually to advertise, promote, or educated a consumer base about that organization’s goods or services. Normally, this position exists inside an established creative department, and the copywriter generates written promotional copy to be used in advertisements across a variety of media. The copywriter may work at an outside advertising agency that requires constant original copy generation across a variety of fields for different clients.
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Senior Copywriter Tasks
  • Develop, write, and deliver marketing copy for print, web, and other applications.
  • Work with Art Director and designers to ensure copy tone and style are consistent with visual tone and style.
  • Collaborate with design departments, product managers and business owners to create copy for advertising initiatives.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Denver
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Minneapolis
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Dallas
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National Average
$70,000
San Diego
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Experience Affects Senior Copywriter Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Senior Copywriter Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%
Editing
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
$70,000
Adobe Photoshop
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 13%
HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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