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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Copywriter make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$87,538 / yrTotal Pay
$57,547 / yrBase Pay
$29,991 / yrAdditional Pay

$87,538

 / yr
$40K$330K
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The estimated total pay for a Copywriter is $87,538 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,547 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 $29,991 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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$87,538 /yr
Copywriter
$112,478 /yr
Senior Copywriter
$81,922 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Copywriter?

Some related job titles are Content Writer Salaries with median pay of $89,085, Copy Writer Salaries with median pay of $90,568, Marketing Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $94,649, Junior Copywriter Salaries with median pay of $75,485.

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The RealReal
2.8

The RealReal

Copywriter - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $27

$17

$27

$17 - $27 Range

Zulily
3.1

Zulily

Copywriter

$37,248

 /yr
Range: $33K - $49K

$33K

$49K

$32,947 - $48,730 Range

Basis
3.7

Basis

Copywriter

$33,832

 /yr
Range: $34K - $34K

$34K

$34K

$33,832 - $33,832 Range

FCB Global
3.8

FCB Global

Copywriter

$67,988

 /yr
Range: $56K - $101K

$56K

$101K

$55,616 - $101,166 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Copywriter

$72,816

 /yr
Range: $45K - $86K

$45K

$86K

$45,100 - $86,124 Range

Digitas
3.9

Digitas

Copywriter

$81,504

 /yr
Range: $67K - $98K

$67K

$98K

$67,087 - $97,668 Range

Ogilvy
3.7

Ogilvy

Copywriter

$71,729

 /yr
Range: $49K - $111K

$49K

$111K

$49,052 - $110,623 Range

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Saatchi & Saatchi Group
3.7

$82,318

 /yr
Range: $62K - $101K

$62K

$101K

$62,252 - $100,546 Range

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
3.6

$65K

$189K

$65,318 - $189,371 Range

CopyPress
4.3

CopyPress

Copywriter

$43,828

 /yr
Range: $40K - $56K

$40K

$56K

$40,000 - $56,386 Range

Grey Group
3.5

Grey Group

Copywriter

$81,889

 /yr
Range: $58K - $119K

$58K

$119K

$57,686 - $118,684 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Copywriter

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $32K - $130K

$32K

$130K

$31,500 - $129,597 Range

Leo Burnett
3.6

Leo Burnett

Copywriter

$70,374

 /yr
Range: $57K - $77K

$57K

$77K

$56,750 - $76,750 Range

Wayfair
3.4

Wayfair

Copywriter

$56,525

 /yr
Range: $44K - $85K

$44K

$85K

$43,681 - $84,793 Range

VaynerMedia
3.7

VaynerMedia

Copywriter

$65,895

 /yr
Range: $48K - $92K

$48K

$92K

$47,693 - $91,548 Range

McCann Worldgroup
3.7

$74,038

 /yr
Range: $45K - $104K

$45K

$104K

$45,400 - $103,828 Range

Integer Group
3.5

Integer Group

Copywriter

$75,843

 /yr
Range: $45K - $114K

$45K

$114K

$45,000 - $113,500 Range

Crispin Porter
3.1

Crispin Porter

Copywriter

$54,263

 /yr
Range: $45K - $88K

$45K

$88K

$45,109 - $88,294 Range

RPA
4.1

RPA

Copywriter

$82,381

 /yr
Range: $62K - $100K

$62K

$100K

$62,425 - $100,248 Range

MRM
3.9

MRM

Copywriter

$66,855

 /yr
Range: $47K - $91K

$47K

$91K

$47,145 - $90,582 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Copywriter in United States of America

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$52,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Copywriter with 4 to 6 years of experience

$42,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Copywriter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$33

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Copywriter and Editor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Copywriter with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Copywriter with less than one year of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Copywriter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

11 days ago by a Copywriter with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Copywriter salaries

The national average salary for a Copywriter is $58,658 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Copywriter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4453 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copywriter employees.

The highest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $91,222 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copywriter in United States is $37,718 per year.

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