Entry-Level Copywriter Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Copywriter is $40,915 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Advertising and Marketing Communications.
Entry-Level Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$29,812 - $60,595
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,915
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Entry-Level Copywriter Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $31.21
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,812 - $60,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,981  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $16,000  
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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$27,107 - $61,995  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $31.21  
   
Overtime
$16.26 - $38.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,981  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $16,000  
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).
)
$27,107 - $61,995  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,558
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Pay Difference By Location

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Copywriter Salaries

Adobe InDesign
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Copywriting
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Editing
0%
National Average
$40,000
Social Media Marketing
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Microsoft Office
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Technical Writing
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HTML
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Microsoft Word
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Proofreading
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Adobe Photoshop
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Blogging
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%
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