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
New York $73,480
New Jersey $63,290
Connecticut $74,860
Maryland $67,120
Massachusetts $64,380
Oregon $59,960
Virginia $66,340
Minnesota $61,880
North Carolina $57,510
Colorado $55,640
Washington $61,060
West Virginia $59,970
Rhode Island $62,660
Georgia $56,420
Pennsylvania $42,557
Kansas $51,520
Vermont $64,140
Indiana $51,070
Maine $51,600
Michigan $54,580
Delaware $52,510
Illinois $41,859
Wisconsin $50,190
Missouri $55,250
New Hampshire $53,270
Texas $53,730
Arizona $53,950
Tennessee $51,160
Utah $48,460
Kentucky $50,530
Mississippi $52,760
Nevada $52,380
Florida $47,190
Idaho $45,340
Hawaii $51,290
Iowa $49,440
Oklahoma $48,190
New Mexico $46,610
South Dakota $42,620
Arkansas $43,450
Ohio $45,230
North Dakota $48,580
Montana $45,570
Nebraska $38,990
Louisiana $36,040
Puerto Rico $33,050

How do copywriter salaries compare to similar careers?

Copywriters earn 8% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than news anchors but more than proofreaders.

Career Median Salary
News anchor salary $40K
Technical writer salary $49K
Photojournalist salary $36K
Content manager salary $40K
Copywriter salary $39K
Translator salary $35K
Sports writer salary $27K
Editor salary $36K
Proofreader salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)