A Copywriter earns an average salary of £23,116 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Content Management and Marketing Communications.

£15,995 - £34,840
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£23K
£35K
MEDIAN: £23,481
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£7.05 - £39.45
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MEDIAN: £14.83
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£15,995 - £34,840  
   
Bonus
£524 - £4,750  
Total Pay (?
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£15,934 - £37,998  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£7.05 - £39.45  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£524 - £4,750  
   
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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£15,934 - £37,998  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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 $22,000 based on 215 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 $30,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 32 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 $37,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £23,935

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Copywriter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Copywriter?

Copywriter in Birmingham:
"Relaxed company, friendly atmosphere and support"
Pros: Friendly team No blame culture Support when needed You matter - not just a number Flexibility
Cons: Not as much pay as I'd like Lack of progression

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲55%

▲35%

▲25%

National Average
₤24,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
▲36%

Marketing Communications
▲19%

Editing
▲7%

Social Media Marketing
▲3%

National Average
₤24,000

Content Management
▼1%

▼3%






Windows Operating System General Use
▼13%

Proofreading
▼13%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 72%
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