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Copywriter salary in United States

How much does a Copywriter make in the United States?

Average base salary

$55,039
Average $55,039
Low $37,115
High $81,620
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a copywriter is $55,039 per year in the United States. 808 salaries reported, updated at September 30, 2022

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Top companies for Copywriters in United States

  1. Block
    3.7star
    171 reviews7 salaries reported
    $141,885per year
  2. $88,746per year
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Highest paying cities for Copywriters near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $89,616 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $69,915 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $69,434 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $67,378 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $63,240 per year
    19 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $58,376 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $56,607 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $55,456 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Brisbane, CA
    $55,336 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

3,392 job openings

Average $20.59 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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