The average salary for a Copywriter in Australia is AU$57,064.
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Job Description for Copywriter
A copywriter works mainly in advertising, writing persuasive ads and handouts for numerous companies. Also called a “creative content provider,” a copywriter needs to be able to capture the intended audience’s attention in a few words and sometimes an image or two. The ability to deliver a powerful message through a few select words and images is a must. Copywriters spend most of their time developing slogans and advertisements using the creative process. This generally involves meeting wi…Read more
- Research, write, edit, and proof all levels of copy including headlines and body copy, for all online, offline, external and internal needs.
- Write advertising copy for use by publication or broadcast media to promote sale of goods and services.
- Understand the goal, audience, and message of a campaign and create copy to suit.
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Popular Skills for Copywriter
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Copywriting.
Pay by Experience Level for Copywriter
An entry-level Copywriter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$47,737 based on 20 salaries. An early career Copywriter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,640 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,245 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Copywriter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000.
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Employees with Copywriter in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (13.7% less), Perth, Western Australia (8.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (6.3% less).
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