Entry-Level Junior Copywriter Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Junior Copywriters is very modest at just $40K per year. Women Entry-Level Junior Copywriters who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Junior Copywriters. Some workers in this field — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,640 - $51,592
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,144
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$12.16 - $21.82
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$22
MEDIAN: $15.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,640 - $51,592  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$29,240 - $51,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $21.82  
   
Overtime
$28.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$29,240 - $51,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,707

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Junior Copywriters in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Junior Copywriters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+13 percent) and Chicago (+5 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

Key Stats for Junior Copywriter

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
2%
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Skills That Affect Junior Copywriter Salaries

Advertising
▲15%

Editing
▲4%

Marketing Communications
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

▼1%

Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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