Junior Copywriter Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Junior Copywriter is $40,988 per year. A skill in Advertising is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Junior Copywriter Salary (?
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$31,726 - $50,536
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MEDIAN: $40,987
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National Salary Data

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$31,726 - $50,536  
   
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$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$31,034 - $50,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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Boston
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$41,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Junior Copywriter Salaries

Mid-Career
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$41,000

Skills That Affect Junior Copywriter Salaries

Advertising
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Copywriting
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%