Experienced Copywriter Salary

Average Experienced Copywriters make around $61K annually. For the most part, Experienced Copywriters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,135 - $86,801
$41K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $61,163
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90%

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$15.24 - $64.11
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MEDIAN: $33.24
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$0$99K
Salary $41,135 - $86,801
Bonus $800 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
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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$41,031 - $99,876
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data $0$90
Hourly Rate $15.24 - $64.11
Overtime $46.50
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $800 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
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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$41,031 - $99,876
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Copywriter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,639

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Experienced Copywriters in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 62 percent above the national average. Experienced Copywriters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+27 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), Denver (+13 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Boston is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Branding
▲15%

Social Media Marketing
▲5%

Advertising
▲2%

Blogging
▲2%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲2%

Email Marketing
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Marketing Communications
▼1%

Copywriting
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Technical Writing
▼4%

Editing
▼6%

Adobe InDesign
▼6%

Proofreading
▼11%

Web Content Management
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%