Mid-Career Senior Copywriters take home approximately $72K per year on average. There are more female Mid-Career Senior Copywriters who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,148 - $96,930
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$72K
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MEDIAN: $71,939
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$24.83 - $91.92
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MEDIAN: $42.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,148 - $96,930  
   
Bonus
$650 - $9,635  
Profit Sharing
$2,350  
Total Pay (?
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$51,481 - $100,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $91.92  
   
Overtime
$56.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$650 - $9,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,350  
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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$51,481 - $100,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,031

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For Mid-Career Senior Copywriters, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Senior Copywriters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Boston (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Workers in Philadelphia and Salt Lake City earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Copywriter

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
079
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Senior Copywriter Salaries

Technical Writing
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%


Marketing Communications
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National Average
$73,000

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Social Media Marketing
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Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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