Average Copywriter Salary in Canada

C$47,179
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,939
Bonus
C$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Copywriter in Canada is C$47,179.
10%
C$35k
MEDIAN
C$47k
90%
C$64k
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Salary
C$35k - C$64k
Bonus
C$495 - C$7k
Profit Sharing
C$916 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$33k - C$68k

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Job Description for Copywriter

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.

Job Satisfaction for Copywriter

3.6 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Copywriter

Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Microsoft Office, Marketing Communications, Editing 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 C$36,473 based on 18 salaries. An early career Copywriter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,585 based on 245 salaries. A mid-career Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$53,845 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Copywriter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,416 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$76,692.
Employees with Copywriter in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (24.5% less), Victoria, British Columbia (16.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 440 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
55.7%
Mid Career
30.2%
Experienced
7.7%
Late Career
2.3%