The average salary for a Copywriter is AU$56,664 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Content Management and Advertising. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,645 - AU$81,377
AU$44K
AU$57K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$56,664
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AU$19.69 - AU$77.81
AU$20
AU$30
AU$78
MEDIAN: AU$30
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$43,645 - AU$81,377  
   
Bonus
AU$4,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,124 - AU$96,203  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$29AU$58AU$87
Hourly Rate
AU$19.69 - AU$77.81  
   
Overtime
AU$85.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$4,250  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,124 - AU$96,203  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,162

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%


Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$58,000


Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 38%

Advertising
up arrow 16%

National Average
AU$58,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 7%

Editing
up arrow 7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 23%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 95%
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