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Copywriter salary in United States

How much does a Copywriter make in the United States?

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The average salary for a copywriter is $53,500 per year in the United States. 806 salaries reported, updated at November 22, 2022

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Top companies for Copywriters in United States

  1. Block
    171 reviews6 salaries reported
    $143,374per year
  2. $123,872per year
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Highest paying cities for Copywriters near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $65,759 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $62,301 per year
    36 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $60,408 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Brisbane, CA
    $60,098 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $58,310 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $57,634 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $55,970 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $55,868 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $53,495 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Copywriter earn more?

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Most common benefits for Copywriters

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 154 ratings

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 do similar professions get paid in United States?

Content Writer

3,077 job openings

Average $22.58 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Copywriter

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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