£23,999
Avg. Salary
£14.03
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,109

Bonus

£197

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Copywriter is £14.03 per hour.

The average pay for a Copywriter is £23,999 per year.

10%
£7.89
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£14.03
50%
£40.07
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MEDIAN £14.03
10%
£17k
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£24k
50%
£35k
90%
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MEDIAN £23,999
£16,611 - £35,255
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£24K
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MEDIAN: £23,999
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50%
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£7.89 - £40.07
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MEDIAN: £14.03
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£0£38K
Salary £16,611 - £35,255
Bonus £444 - £4,102
Commission £197
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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£16,616 - £38,962
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 444
Hourly Data £0£75
Hourly Rate £7.89 - £40.07
Overtime £75.00
Annual Data £0£38K
Bonus £444 - £4,102
Commission £197
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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£16,616 - £38,962
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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.

Copywriter Job Listings

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 ₤22,000 based on 215 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 ₤30,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Copywriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 32 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 ₤37,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

-31%

National Average: £24,264

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

Copywriter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Copywriter?

Copywriter in Edinburgh:
"Working in Edinburgh."
Pros: It's a great place to live and work.
Cons: Half the pay of what you get in London. Employers ask for more skills and pay less than English companies. Scottish employers often bundle two or more career skill sets into one job title with a salary that doesn't reflect extra work and expertise.

Copywriter in Birmingham:
"Relaxed company, friendly atmosphere and support"
Pros: Friendly team No blame culture Support when needed You matter - not just a number Flexibility
Cons: Not as much pay as I'd like Lack of progression

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Key Stats for Copywriter

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Copywriter Salaries

▲52%

▲33%

▲23%

National Average
₤24,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Copywriter Salaries

Web Content Management
▲34%

Marketing Communications
▲17%

Editing
▲5%

Social Media Marketing
▲2%

National Average
₤24,000

Content Management
▼2%

▼4%






Windows Operating System General Use
▼14%

Proofreading
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 75%