Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Copywriter make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$89,907 / yrTotal Pay
$57,667 / yrBase Pay
$32,240 / yrAdditional Pay

$89,907

 / yr
$40K$345K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Copywriter is $89,907 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,667 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $32,240 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$89,907 /yr
Copywriter
$113,579 /yr
Senior Copywriter
$82,410 /yr
Lead Copywriter
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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Copywriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$78,000

/yr

$75K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Copywriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Copywriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Copywriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$33,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Marketing Copywriter

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Copywriter

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Copywriter

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Marketing Copywriter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
ACD/Copywriter

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Copywriter pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Copywriter is $57,667 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Copywriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7659 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copywriter employees.

The highest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $92,004 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $36,146 per year.

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