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How much does a Copywriter make in the United States?

Average base salary
669 salaries reported, updated at Jul 30, 2020
per year
The average salary for a copywriter with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $59,829 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Work from home
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k)
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Most common benefits for Copywriters

  • Work from home
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
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Salary satisfaction

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55% of Copywriters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How much should a new freelancer charge for their work?

How much you charge as a freelancer often relates to the scope of work. Generally, with a bachelor's degree, freelancers should except no less than $20 an hour. However, if you choose to freelance full-time, it may be advantageous to set a higher rate based on your location and cost of living.

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