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Copywriter salary in Chicago, IL

How much does a Copywriter make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $60,292
Low $48,655
High $74,713
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a copywriter is $60,292 per year in Chicago, IL. 17 salaries reported, updated at January 6, 2023

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Top companies for Copywriters in Chicago, IL

  1. Block
    172 reviews6 salaries reported
    $143,374per year
  2. $123,872per year
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Highest paying cities for Copywriters near Chicago, IL

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $91,745 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $89,652 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $68,955 per year
    44 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $60,838 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $60,292 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $59,376 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Salt Lake City, UT
    $56,700 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Des Plaines, IL
    $55,878 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $54,067 per year
    13 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 Chicago, IL?

Content Writer

99 job openings

Average $21.12 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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