Entry-Level Junior Copywriter Salary

Entry-Level Junior Copywriters can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. For the most part, Entry-Level Junior Copywriters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Junior Copywriters (58 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,530 - $52,255
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,286
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$12.22 - $23.31
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MEDIAN: $15.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,530 - $52,255  
   
Bonus
$296.96 - $4,041  
Total Pay (?
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$29,378 - $52,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $23.31  
   
Overtime
$24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$296.96 - $4,041  
   
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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$29,378 - $52,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,864

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Junior Copywriters will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Entry-Level Junior Copywriters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent) and Chicago (+4 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas.

Key Stats for Junior Copywriter

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
3%
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Skills That Affect Junior Copywriter Salaries

Advertising
▲15%

Editing
▲4%

Marketing Communications
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

▼1%

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 23%
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