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Copywriter salary in United States

How much does a Copywriter make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $61,716
Low $40,547
High $93,937
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a copywriter is $61,716 per year in the United States. 896 salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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Top companies for Copywriters in United States

  1. Goodby Silverstein & Partners
    14 reviews6 salaries reported
    $93,837per year
  2. $85,029per year
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Highest paying cities for Copywriters near United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $97,138 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $89,302 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $73,541 per year
    92 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $67,109 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $66,126 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $63,127 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Scottsdale, AZ
    $59,222 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $58,090 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $53,534 per year
    8 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?

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Average $20.39 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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