Copywriter in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Median pay for Chicago Copywriters is around $50K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Copywriters in Chicago, Ill. is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Copywriters in Chicago making up 53 percent of survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,707 - $73,194
$41K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,136
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.82 - $40.49
$16
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $27.50
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$74K
Salary $40,707 - $73,194
Bonus $1,017
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).
)
$39,424 - $74,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.82 - $40.49
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $1,017
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).
)
$39,424 - $74,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Copywriter Job Listings

Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

▲12%

National Average
$51,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲17%

Adobe InDesign
▲12%

Technical Writing
▲8%

Proofreading
▲8%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲6%

Adobe Photoshop
▲5%

Branding
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

▼3%

Advertising
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%
ADVERTISEMENT