Copywriter Salary with Advertising skills (United States)

A Copywriter with Advertising skills earns an average salary of $45,605 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Copywriter with Advertising skills Total Pay (?
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$31,887 - $65,520
(Median)
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55K
66K
MEDIAN: $45,605
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Copywriter with Advertising skills Total Pay (?
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$12.91 - $40.44
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,887 - $65,520  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
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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$30,707 - $72,714  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $40.44  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $58.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
   
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).
)
$30,707 - $72,714  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 249
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 34%
Boston
up arrow 29%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
San Francisco
up arrow 12%
Austin
up arrow 11%
National Average
$46,000
Los Angeles
up arrow 9%
Milwaukee
up arrow 14%
Minneapolis
up arrow 17%
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Experience Affects Copywriter with Advertising skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$46,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 20%
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