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Average Senior Copywriter Salary

$74,980
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,094
Bonus
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Copywriter is $74,980.
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$52k
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$75k
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$99k
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What Do Senior Copywriters Do?

Senior Copywriter Tasks
  • Collaborate with design departments, product managers and business owners to create copy for advertising initiatives.
  • Work with Art Director and designers to ensure copy tone and style are consistent with visual tone and style.
  • Develop, write, and deliver marketing copy for print, web, and other applications.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Copywriter

3.6 out of 5
(196)
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21Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Copywriter

The top respondents for the job title Senior Copywriter are from the companies Huntsworth Health, The Lincoln Financial Group and Procore Technologies. Reported salaries are highest at Huntsworth Health where the average pay is $86,041. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Lincoln Financial Group, earning around $82,927. Healthpartners, Inc pays the lowest at around $72,497. Procore Technologies also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,268.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Copywriters?

Skills in Copywriting and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Editing and Marketing Communications.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Copywriters?

An entry-level Senior Copywriter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,430 based on 18 salaries. An early career Senior Copywriter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,109 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Senior Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,963 based on 508 salaries. An experienced Senior Copywriter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,415 based on 337 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,281.
Employees with Senior Copywriter in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.7% more) and New York, New York (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,220 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
41.6%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
12.4%

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