A Senior Copywriter earns an average salary of $67,142 per year.
Senior Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$43,163 - $94,587
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MEDIAN: $67,141
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Senior Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$16.59 - $84.04
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,163 - $94,587  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,626  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,087  
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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$42,931 - $106,204  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 993
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$16.59 - $84.04  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $95.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,626  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,087  
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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$42,931 - $106,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 993
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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 by Experience Level for Senior Copywriter
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Experience Affects Senior Copywriter Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Senior Copywriter Salaries

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Microsoft Word
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$70,000
Microsoft Office
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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