Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Copywriter make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$51,653 / yrTotal Pay
$47,997 / yrBase Pay
$3,656 / yrAdditional Pay

$51,653

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$33K$81K
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The estimated total pay for a Copywriter is $51,653 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $47,997 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 $3,656 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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Total Pay Trajectory

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$51,653 /yr
Copywriter
$74,245 /yr
Senior Copywriter
$56,931 /yr
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Some related job titles are Content Writer Salaries with median pay of $49,529, Copy Writer Salaries with median pay of $57,248, Marketing Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $59,286, Junior Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $45,708.

Top Paying Companies

For a Copywriter in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Copywriter in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and Microsoft.

1
Meta
$156,073/yr
2
Google
$136,121/yr
4
Oracle
$106,324/yr
10
AKQA
$90,253/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Copywriter in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Copywriter in United States are Telecommunications with a median total pay of $82,891, Information Technology with a median total pay of $82,139, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $78,722, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $75,082, and Real Estate with a median total pay of $73,727.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$82,891

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$82,139

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$78,722

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$75,082

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Real EstateReal Estate$73,727

    5% Higher than other industries

Telecommunications

Top paying companies in Telecommunications for Copywriter are T-Mobile and Verizon.

T-MobileT-Mobile$84,083/yr
VerizonVerizon$81,699/yr

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Copywriter pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Copywriter is $47,997 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Copywriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7784 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copywriter employees.

The highest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $74,370 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $30,976 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Copywriter or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Copywriter.