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How much does a Copywriter make?

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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$57,805 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,255 salaries

$37K

Low

$58K

Average

$90K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Copywriter is $57,805 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Copywriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4255 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copywriter employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Copywriter$57,805 /yr
L3
Senior Copywriter$90,590 /yr
L4
Lead Copywriter$69,329 /yr
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$50,727

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The RealReal
3.1

The RealReal

Copywriter - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25
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$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Zulily
3.1

Zulily

Copywriter

$34,413

 /yr
Range: $31K - $45K

$31K

$45K

$30,513 - $45,131 Range

Basis
3

Basis

Copywriter

$31,333

 /yr
Range: $31K - $31K

$31K

$31K

$31,333 - $31,333 Range

Digitas
3.7

Digitas

Copywriter

$75,484

 /yr
Range: $59K - $90K

$59K

$90K

$58,579 - $90,454 Range

FCB Global
3.8

FCB Global

Copywriter

$63,068

 /yr
Range: $52K - $95K

$52K

$95K

$51,879 - $95,000 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Copywriter

$67,437

 /yr
Range: $42K - $80K

$42K

$80K

$41,769 - $79,763 Range

Ogilvy
3.6

Ogilvy

Copywriter

$65,545

 /yr
Range: $49K - $102K

$49K

$102K

$49,279 - $102,452 Range

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Saatchi & Saatchi Group
3.4

Saatchi & Saatchi Group

Copywriter

$71,155

 /yr
Range: $58K - $94K

$58K

$94K

$57,654 - $93,865 Range

Leo Burnett
3.6

Leo Burnett

Copywriter

$65,333

 /yr
Range: $53K - $73K

$53K

$73K

$52,558 - $72,992 Range

Grey Group
3.6

Grey Group

Copywriter

$75,840

 /yr
Range: $56K - $110K

$56K

$110K

$56,490 - $109,918 Range

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
4

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners

Copywriter

$90,706

 /yr
Range: $60K - $175K

$60K

$175K

$60,493 - $175,384 Range

Wayfair
3.5

Wayfair

Copywriter

$49,723

 /yr
Range: $39K - $61K

$39K

$61K

$39,372 - $60,576 Range

VaynerMedia
3.3

VaynerMedia

Copywriter

$60,561

 /yr
Range: $45K - $85K

$45K

$85K

$45,187 - $84,786 Range

Crispin Porter
3.2

Crispin Porter

Copywriter

$50,936

 /yr
Range: $47K - $89K

$47K

$89K

$46,541 - $89,482 Range

McCann Worldgroup
3.6

McCann Worldgroup

Copywriter

$64,948

 /yr
Range: $42K - $96K

$42K

$96K

$42,047 - $96,159 Range

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
3.7

J. Walter Thompson Worldwide

Copywriter

$77,816

 /yr
Range: $34K - $137K

$34K

$137K

$33,514 - $136,752 Range

RPA
4.2

RPA

Copywriter

$77,395

 /yr
Range: $58K - $108K

$58K

$108K

$57,627 - $108,250 Range

Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Copywriter - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $16 - $38

$16

$38

$16 - $38 Range

Integer Group
3.2

Integer Group

Copywriter

$74,897

 /yr
Range: $44K - $91K

$44K

$91K

$43,663 - $90,822 Range

TBWA\Chiat\Day
3.7

TBWA\Chiat\Day

Copywriter

$81,262

 /yr
Range: $59K - $102K

$59K

$102K

$58,763 - $101,798 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Copywriter salaries

The national average salary for a Copywriter is $57,805 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Copywriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4255 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copywriter employees.

The highest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $90,100 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $37,085 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent copywriter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$65,000
per year
A Copywriter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Copywriter in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Copywriter in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Copywriter in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Copywriter in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Copywriter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
 
Full-time
College / University
$20
hourly
A Copywriter in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Copywriter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$46,000
per year
A Copywriter in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University