A Copywriter earns an average salary of C$46,531 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

C$32,061 - C$62,691
C$32K
C$44K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$44,016
10%
50%
90%
C$14.07 - C$49.41
C$14
C$20
C$49
MEDIAN: C$20.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$32,061 - C$62,691
Bonus C$444 - C$5,575
Profit Sharing C$850
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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C$31,574 - C$66,262
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 349
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$14.07 - C$49.41
Overtime C$27.00
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$444 - C$5,575
Profit Sharing C$850
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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C$31,574 - C$66,262
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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.

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Copywriter Tasks

  • 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

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 C$44,000 based on 163 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 C$53,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 14 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 C$84,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,485

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲93%

▲28%

▲22%

▲2%

National Average
C$43,000

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 24%