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$41,781 - AU$78,266
AU$42K
AU$54K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$54,251
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AU$20.15 - AU$75.33
AU$20
AU$30
AU$75
MEDIAN: AU$30.02
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Salary
AU$41,781 - AU$78,266  
   
Bonus
AU$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$41,946 - AU$87,230  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$20.15 - AU$75.33  
   
Overtime
AU$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$4,500  
   
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$41,946 - AU$87,230  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Pay by Experience for a Copywriter has a positive trend. An entry-level Copywriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copywriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 18 salaries. A Copywriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,219

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲20%

▲20%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
▲45%

Advertising
▲23%


Copywriting
▲1%

Social Media Marketing
▲1%


National Average
AU$55,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%

Editing
▼2%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼19%

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%
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