Mid-Career Senior Copywriter Salary

Mid-Career Senior Copywriters can expect wages of $73K per year on average. More than half of Mid-Career Senior Copywriters (63 percent) survey participants are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,661 - $97,822
$52K
$73K
$98K
MEDIAN: $72,906
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50%
90%

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$25.06 - $89.40
$25
$41
$89
MEDIAN: $41.45
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,661 - $97,822  
   
Bonus
$960 - $9,541  
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
Total Pay (?
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$52,056 - $101,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.06 - $89.40  
   
Overtime
$52.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$960 - $9,541  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
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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$52,056 - $101,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,920

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Senior Copywriters that is 30 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Senior Copywriters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Boston (+12 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Los Angeles (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Employers in Philadelphia and Salt Lake City also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Copywriter

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Senior Copywriter Salaries

Technical Writing
▲9%

▲2%

▲1%

Marketing Communications
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

▼2%

Social Media Marketing
▼2%

Adobe Acrobat
▼8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

HTML
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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