Entry-Level Copywriter Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Copywriter is $42,039 per year.

$30,244 - $61,737

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$10.38 - $31.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,244 - $61,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,998  
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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$28,825 - $62,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $31.00  
   
Overtime
$16.47 - $37.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,998  
   
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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$28,825 - $62,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Copywriter Salaries



Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Proofreading
up arrow 3%

Blogging
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
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