A Late-Career Copywriter earns an average salary of $55,748 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Editing and Marketing Communications. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Late-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$34,762 - $83,533
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,747
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Late-Career Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$14.19 - $80.00
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,762 - $83,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,357  
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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$34,308 - $125,395  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$36.50 - $100.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,357  
   
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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$34,308 - $125,395  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Copywriter Salaries

Editing
up arrow 25%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%
Copywriting
up arrow 7%
National Average
$60,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 48%
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