Copywriter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Copywriter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $100,210
California $75,400
Indiana $59,443
New York $73,480
New Jersey $63,290
Connecticut $74,860
Maryland $67,120
Massachusetts $64,380
Oregon $59,960
Virginia $66,340
Alaska $64,330
Illinois $55,146
Minnesota $61,880
North Carolina $57,510
Colorado $55,640
Washington $61,060
Kansas $56,946
Arizona $50,230
West Virginia $59,970
Hawaii $50,740
Rhode Island $62,660
Georgia $56,420
Idaho $52,435
Vermont $64,140
Maine $51,600
Michigan $54,580
Delaware $52,510
Wisconsin $50,190
Iowa $48,441
Kentucky $52,029
Pennsylvania $49,526
Missouri $55,250
New Hampshire $53,270
Texas $53,730
Tennessee $51,160
Utah $48,460
Mississippi $52,760
Nevada $52,380
Florida $47,190
Alabama $46,635
Oklahoma $48,190
New Mexico $46,610
South Dakota $42,620
Ohio $45,230
North Dakota $48,580
Montana $45,570
Arkansas $42,784
Nebraska $38,990
Louisiana $36,040
Puerto Rico $33,050

How do copywriter salaries compare to similar careers?

Copywriters earn 16% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than technical writers but more than translators.

Career Median Salary
Technical writer salary $70K
Author salary $62K
Television writer salary $62K
Copywriter salary $62K
Editor salary $53K
Photojournalist salary $36K
Content manager salary $40K
Translator salary $35K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)