The average salary for a Copywriter is AU$55,258 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Content Management, Advertising, and Microsoft Word. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$41,803 - AU$82,730
AU$42K
AU$56K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$55,871
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AU$20.34 - AU$60.82
AU$20
AU$30
AU$61
MEDIAN: AU$29.81
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AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$41,803 - AU$82,730
Bonus AU$1,000
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AU$42,187 - AU$88,930
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$20.34 - AU$60.82
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$88K
Bonus AU$1,000
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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AU$42,187 - AU$88,930
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter

Pay by Experience for a Copywriter has a positive trend. An entry-level Copywriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copywriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 18 salaries. A Copywriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,656

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

Copywriter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Copywriter?

Copywriter in Melbourne:
"Tundra."
Pros: Writing everyday, work with a great team, little overtime, nice office.
Cons: Lack of goals or direction, sometimes lack of variation.

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲17%

▲17%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
▲41%

Advertising
▲19%


National Average
AU$57,000

Copywriting
▼1%

Social Media Marketing
▼1%


Adobe Photoshop
▼5%

Editing
▼5%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼21%

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%
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