The average salary for a Copywriter is AU$55,258 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, Advertising, and Microsoft Word. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$42,384 - AU$80,401
AU$42K
AU$55K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$55,258
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AU$20.07 - AU$75.85
AU$20
AU$30
AU$76
MEDIAN: AU$29.84
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$31KAU$62KAU$93K
Salary
AU$42,384 - AU$80,401  
   
Bonus
AU$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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AU$42,145 - AU$90,772  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$29AU$58AU$87
Hourly Rate
AU$20.07 - AU$75.85  
   
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$42,145 - AU$90,772  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,149

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲18%

▲18%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
▲42%

Advertising
▲21%


Copywriting
▼0%

Social Media Marketing
▼0%

National Average
AU$56,000


Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Editing
▼4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼20%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 94%
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