Average Junior Copywriter Salary

$43,791
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,348
Bonus
$1,600
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The average salary for a Junior Copywriter is $43,791.
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$32k
MEDIAN
$44k
90%
$56k
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What Do Junior Copywriters Do?

Junior Copywriter Tasks
  • Work with Creative Director, Art Director and other copy writers to develop creative copy for advertising campaigns.
  • Ensure copy serves purpose of selling client's product/service/image according to strategic creative plan.
  • Research brands and products to write copy that is accurate, on-target and "brand-right".
  • Write original copy and edit existing copy and proofread all copy deliverables for quality.
  • Ensure adherence to and consistency in copy standards and style.

Job Satisfaction for Junior Copywriter

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What Are Popular Skills for Junior Copywriters?

Skills in Copywriting and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Proofreading and Editing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Junior Copywriters?

An entry-level Junior Copywriter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,340 based on 59 salaries. An early career Junior Copywriter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,103 based on 263 salaries. A mid-career Junior Copywriter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,980 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Junior Copywriter in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 339 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.4%
Early Career
77.6%
Mid Career
5.0%