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Junior Copywriter Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Junior Copywriter is $41,100 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Proofreading and Advertising. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Junior Copywriter Salary (?
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$32,066 - $50,925
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,099
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Junior Copywriter Salary (?
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$11.23 - $24.24
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,066 - $50,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
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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$31,317 - $51,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $24.24  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
   
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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$31,317 - $51,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Junior Copywriter

  • Write original copy and edit existing copy and proofread all copy deliverables for quality.
  • Ensure adherence to and consistency in copy standards and style.
  • Research brands and products to write copy that is accurate, on-target and "brand-right".
  • Work with Creative Director, Art Director and other copy writers to develop creative copy for advertising campaigns.
  • Ensure copy serves purpose of selling client's product/service/image according to strategic creative plan.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 11%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
Boston
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
National Average
$41,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Junior Copywriter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Junior Copywriter Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 21%
Advertising
up arrow 11%
Editing
up arrow 9%
Copywriting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%