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Copywriter Salary

$65,337 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,653

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Copywriter is $65,337 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Copywriter is between $47,126 and $80,427. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Copywriter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Composes advertising copy for use by publication or broadcast media to promote sale of products and services.
  • Converses with sales, marketing, and other departments to decide the main selling features of product or service and discusses style and length of advertising copy.
  • Gets additional background and current development information through research and interviews.
  • Checks advertising trends, consumer surveys, and other data regarding marketing of specific and related goods and services to formulate presentation approach.
  • Writes preliminary draft of copy and sends to supervisor for approval.
  • Corrects and revises copy as necessary.
Copywriter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,210

Estimated population of Copywriter jobs: 3,689

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,744
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Copywriter Job Listings for United States

Junior Copywriter
Nov 19
Atlanta, GA, USA
The BOSS Group
Our client, a marketing agency, is seeking a Junior Copywriter to work with their Creative Director and clients to produce advertising themes, slogans, and jingles for products and services that ...
Copywriter
Nov 18
Mc Lean, VA, USA
The BOSS Group
Copywriter Responsibility: * Our client is looking for a Copywriter to join their expanding in-house Creative studio. * This role will work alongside other writers, an editor, and a team lead. * This ...
Copywriter
Nov 19
Kearney, NE, USA
SCORR Marketing
SCORR Marketing is seeking a full-time copywriter to join our team to develop strategic and creative content for our clients in support of their strategic marketing goals. The right candidate can be ...
Copywriter
Nov 18
Dedham, MA, USA
The CSI Companies
CSI Professional is actively seeking a Copywriter for our client located in Dedham, MA. This is an exciting opportunity to join our client's, a well-established mortgage banking firm, team! *Weekly ...
Marketing Copywriter
Nov 19
Fairfield, NJ, USA
Hotels at Home
Marketing Copywriter Location: Fairfield, NJ About Us Hotels at Home is a dynamic eCommerce agency that provides retail solutions for many of the world's most prestigious hotel brands. Our unique ...

The average pay for a Copywriter is $65,337 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Copywriter is between $47,126 and $80,427. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Copywriter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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