Average Senior Copywriter Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Copywriter is $74,608.
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$51k - $99k
$829 - $10k
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$103 - $7k
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$51k - $106k

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Job Description for Senior Copywriter

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

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Copywriter

The top respondents for the job title Senior Copywriter are from the companies Procore Technologies, Healthpartners, Inc and The Lincoln Financial Group. Reported salaries are highest at The Lincoln Financial Group where the average pay is $82,927. Healthpartners, Inc pays the lowest at around $71,387.

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Popular Skills for Senior Copywriter

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Copywriter

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 $68,565 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Senior Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,247 based on 550 salaries. An experienced Senior Copywriter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,956 based on 380 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,544.
Employees with Senior Copywriter in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% less).

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