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Writer Copy Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,303 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Writer Copy is $70,303 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Writer Copy is between $50,708 and $86,540. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Writer Copy. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Writer Copy Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,300

Estimated population of Writer Copy jobs: 3,696

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Writer Copy Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Copywriter (Email/Digital)
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Ideal candidate adept at writing fresh, conversational copy that converts. They are well-versed in digital marketing and can easily flex their writing voice to fit the target audience and business ...
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Tax, LLC
To be successful in this role, you should have experience with digital publishing, generating traffic and leads for new business as well as writing copy that converts and motivates readers to take ...
Communications Manager
May 7
Glenwood, IL, USA
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Write copy for all other Company initiatives, including marketing, sales and internal communications • Graphics Design: Create documentation of equipment via photos and videos, edit accordingly ...
Demand Generation Manager
May 6
Infogix, Inc.
Ability to write copy for B2B emails, advertisements, and web content. * Experience establishing strategy for, and running successful campaigns. * Ability to collaborate and develop positive business ...
Marketing Coordinator (Graphic Design focus)
Feb 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Create illustrations, Create animated GIF files with photos and/or illustrations, Production of banner ads, Create InDesign Publish Online documents, Draft written copy, Create graphics and content ...
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