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Average Copywriter Salary in United Kingdom

£24,857
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,300
Bonus
£150
Commission
£700
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Copywriter in United Kingdom is £24,857.
10%
£18k
MEDIAN
£25k
90%
£38k
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£18k - £38k
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What Do Copywriters Do?

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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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Copywriter. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Copywriter
Senior Copywriter
Content Strategist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Copywriters?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, Proofreading, Editing and Copywriting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Copywriters?

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 £19,727 based on 18 salaries. An early career Copywriter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,537 based on 277 salaries. A mid-career Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,821 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Copywriter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,847 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £33,402.
Employees with Copywriter in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (25.4% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (11.5% less) and Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 454 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
61.0%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
3.1%

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