Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Copywriters lies in the neighborhood of $72K annually. Female Mid-Career Senior Copywriters are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,433 - $97,251
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$97K
MEDIAN: $71,829
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$24.78 - $92.74
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$93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,433 - $97,251  
   
Bonus
$803 - $9,591  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$51,771 - $100,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$24.78 - $92.74  
   
Overtime
$56.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$803 - $9,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$51,771 - $100,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,178

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Senior Copywriters in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Copywriters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Portland. Employers also pay below the national average in Salt Lake City (12 percent lower) and Philadelphia (11 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Senior Copywriter Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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