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The average copy writer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $70,331 or an hourly rate of $34. This is 14% higher (+$8,635) than the average copy writer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,779.
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Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level copy writer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $49,798. On the other end, a senior level copy writer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $85,501.
Job Description
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).

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