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Entry-Level Copywriter Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Copywriter is $40,939 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Marketing Communications and Advertising.
Entry-Level Copywriter Salary (?
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$29,828 - $60,675
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,938
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Entry-Level Copywriter Salary (?
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$10.12 - $31.03
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,828 - $60,675  
   
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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$27,242 - $62,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $31.03  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $37.79  
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).
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$27,242 - $62,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Copywriter Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%
Copywriting
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Editing
0%
National Average
$41,000
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%
HTML
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
Proofreading
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Adobe Photoshop
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Blogging
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%