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Junior Copywriter Salary

The average pay for a Junior Copywriter is $41,001 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.

$31,657 - $51,724
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,001
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$12.00 - $23.66
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,657 - $51,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,023  
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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$30,792 - $51,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $23.66  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $35.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,023  
   
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).
)
$30,792 - $51,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Junior Copywriter

A junior copywriter is an entry-level position which works underneath a senior copywriter. Although their responsibilities may vary greatly from company to company, they must always provide excellent customer service to their companies' clients. They should be able to listen to clients' ideas and transfer them to paper in order to bring their visions to life; as such, junior copywriters should have vivid imaginations and be able to brainstorm for a wide array of needs.

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Junior Copywriter Tasks

  • 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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Experience Affects Junior Copywriter Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Junior Copywriter Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 12%

Copywriting
0%

National Average
$41,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Proofreading
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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