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Copywriter salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $83K
Min: $30K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in New York?

The average salary for a Copywriter in New York is $83,214. The average additional cash compensation for a Copywriter in New York is $3,125. The average total compensation for a Copywriter in New York is $86,339. Copywriter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Copywriter employees in New York.

NYC by the numbers

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NYC Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

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Cloud, Software
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Big Data, Software

Copywriter Salary ranges

The most common Copywriter salary in New York is between $70k - $80k.

Average Copywriter Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Copywriter make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $92,500 on average.

Copywriter Salary by gender

The average Copywriter salary for women is $61,000 and the average Copywriter salary for men is $96,750.

Copywriter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Copywriter with 7+ years of experience is $113,400. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $47,000.

Average Content salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Content Strategist $66,667
Min: $50K
Max: $85K
Editor $73,300
Min: $50K
Max: $108K
Content Manager $79,977
Min: $38K
Max: $165K
Copywriter $83,214
Min: $30K
Max: $125K
Technical Writer $86,143
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Content Marketing Manager $98,462
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
Senior Technical Writer $107,000
Min: $81K
Max: $135K

Copywriter jobs in NYC


Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
ABOUT THESKIMM theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest

Staff Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
The Staff Writer will help write and edit a library of best-in-class educational content for decision support across multiple insurance verticals. This role will work closely with our Content Strategist and Insurance Editors to grow organic search traffic to our insurance Learn Centers. The Staff Writer will play a key part in delivering on Policygenius’ mission. This role will report to our Content Strategist.

Finance Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
theSkimm is looking to hire a financial wellness writer for its editorial team. This team is a collaborative group of journalists from traditional media backgrounds. They understand how to write high quality content, while crafting it in theSkimm’s distinct voice. This position would be working closely with the Managing Editor of Content Development and other editorial staff members. This role is not for someone interested in their personal byline.

Copywriter (CRM, Prospect, Local)

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
Write effective, engaging, hunger-inducing copy that encourages customers to order Grubhub. Partner with email designers to develop strong concepts and produce excellent work. Occasionally assist with projects that involve video, social, digital ads, apps, blogs, websites and beyond. Embrace daily challenges and be resourceful in solving problems. Collaborate with individuals across the marketing group to meet strategic goals and advocate for strong creative work. Present creative work with confidence, clarity and sound rationale. Proofread copy to identify and fix errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. Manage working time and stay organized to handle multiple assignments and meet all deadlines. Be a cool, fun, real human being who works hard and has a good time doing it. Love food and show an insatiable curiosity to learn more about itv.


Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
BentoBox puts restaurants online. We are transforming the hospitality industry by helping restaurants stay at the forefront of technology. Our simple and integrated platform gives restaurants industry-specific tools to manage their website and digital operations, delivered in a SaaS model. BentoBox powers industry leaders such as The Meatball Shop, Joseph Leonard, Union Square Hospitality Group, Major Food Group, Rose’s Luxury, Eleven Madison

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
8+ years of experience as an advertising copywriter at agencies, studios or in-house. A portfolio that shows strong strategic and conceptual campaign thinking applied across a range of deliverables, including TV/video. Impeccable writing craft. Ability to create compelling presentations and sell work to stakeholders. Broad awareness of trends in culture and technology. Experience running productions and partnering with directors, photographers, motion designers and illustrators. Interest in mentoring more junior creatives to help elevate their work.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
We’re looking for a talented and engaging Senior Copywriter to join our team to own and develop our brands’ unique voices. This role will be part of the creative team, and will collaborate with various marketing and creative team members to create copy that is not only functional, but highly engaging and adheres to the brands’ personalities. You will create a cohesive brand voice across multiple platforms, including web, packaging, advertising and social. Your writing must really tell the brands’ stories, while simultaneously converting views into new customers. Not only will you write effective advertising and sales copy that will attract new customers and retain current customers, but you must completely understand our target audience and be able to write copy that emotionally connects with them.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
At Skillshare, we’re building a platform to connect curious, lifelong learners everywhere. As we scale and our brand evolves, we’re excited to bring on a Senior Copywriter who will help us craft consistent, engaging messaging to our global community (as well as those who have yet to join us!). In this position, you’ll work closely with brand stakeholders, along with our marketing, product, and design teams, to create and amplify Skillshare’s messaging. We’ll look to your ability to craft a compelling story and engage our community – whether you’re writing for social, email, or the product itself, you’ll ensure our voice is consistent and compelling across the board.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
We're looking for an engaging and strategic Senior Copywriter to own and evolve the voice of our brand. This role is part of the Paperless Post Brand & Marketing team and will collaborate closely with designers, marketers, and product managers to bring our brand and digital invitations to life. You will create a cohesive brand voice and narrative across multiple platforms, products, and touchpoints by developing marketing and UX copy, long-form

UX Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
The Product Design team is looking for a UX Writer to work with our product teams. The UX writer has ownership of copy across all our products, from labels, to error messages, to onboarding flows, and more. We're looking for an evangelist who can use words to design intelligent, accessible, and friendly user experiences. You enjoy working through the minutiae of complex problems, love logic puzzles, and you're not fazed by a Gordian knot. You love process, but also know when you just need to get a job done. You enjoy working with introverts and strong personalities, technical and detail-oriented people, as well as big thinkers and creative types. You can handle multiple projects with ease, and know how to manage your time and prioritize your projects. You take initiative and feel a strong sense of ownership—not just for your work, but for the quality of all our products. And, you don’t need all the details to get started.

Documentation Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
We are looking for a technical writer to join our product team. In this role, you will drive our public-facing user documentation efforts in collaboration with internal engineering, operations, product and customer success groups. In this role you will create new content and improve existing documentation for our APIs, SDKs, cloud services and on-premise software, including incorporating feedback from our highly engaged customer base. You will also research, recommend and implement improvements in our documentation infrastructure.

Content Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
DailyPay (a Series B funded fintech firm) is looking for an experienced b2b content creator to join our growing marketing team. In this role you will be writing content for different buyer personas in the C-Suite, HR, Payroll and Technology space. Experience with consumer content is also helpful. Success in this role will be based on your ability to adapt your writing styles based on audience, type of piece, and channel. We are looking for someone that is especially well versed with website landing pages, social media, whitepapers, eBooks, press releases, print (ex. Brochures, posters), and much more.

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in New York

Content Strategy
14% have this skill
Ad Copy
14% have this skill
Content Marketing
14% have this skill
Digital Marketing
7% have this skill
B2B content
7% have this skill
7% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in New York

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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $85,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Sr. Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $108,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $118,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $121,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $47,000
< 1 Year of Experience
11-50 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $44,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A UX Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $78,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York
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