Copywriter salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $81K
Min: $30K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in New York?

The average salary for a Copywriter in New York is $81,499. The average additional cash compensation for a Copywriter in New York is $4,900. The average total compensation for a Copywriter in New York is $86,399. Copywriter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Copywriter employees in New York.

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Copywriter jobs in NYC

Freelance Writer

Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
The freelance writer will help us translate complicated topics (think health insurance, payroll, and employment regulations) into approachable, helpful, and easy-to-consume content. You will research and write a variety of content that informs and delights our prospects and customers. This content will primarily be in the form of blog posts, but can also include longer assets like ebooks, discussion guides, templates, and checklists. You will take the lead on online research and translate that information into understandable content written in our brand voice and tone. 

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Simon Data is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to join our team! If you are a candidate whose ideal next role is working to build a bridge between the Product and Engineering teams within a company and their customers, allowing for technical complexities to be discernible to a wide audience, then this is the role for you! You will partner closely with our Product and Engineering teams to build a document library that outlines our features in ways that are intuitive and well articulated. The successful candidate has experience distilling complex concepts into understandable, manageable tasks appropriate for diverse audiences. You will craft developer and user-facing software documentation. We are looking for someone who can quickly attain a solid understanding of our users’ needs (both internal and external) and build the content to help them best use our product to deliver amazing results.

UX Writer - Podcaster Mission

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Write clear, consistent, concise user-interface content, landing pages, product emails, and notifications. Develop product names and narratives for early stage products. Collaborate with designers, researchers, product managers, marketers, and engineers to deliver compelling UX solutions. Leverage data and research to evaluate content’s impact. Look at messaging through a global lens to help deliver experiences for different markets. Maintain and document evolving content, brand, and voice/tone standards. Help define a clear and repeatable process for how others can work with UX writing.

Freelance Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
We are seeking a freelance copywriter to support Wingspan’s editorial content. You would be provided with content briefs based on Wingspan’s content calendar, and work closely with both Wingspan’s Brand Marketing Lead and CEO. In this role, you would also be encouraged to propose new content ideas that fit Wingspan’s brand and membership. 

UX Writer

Greater NYC Area
7 months ago
Serve as copy lead across several small cross-functional product teams. Define information architecture for complex documentation sets. Execute in a fast-paced environment with a high level of ambiguity. Work autonomously, ensuring copy is on-time and on-brief with little oversight. Partner with product managers, designers, engineers and key stakeholders to define problems, develop solutions and launch new products and features. Craft clear and concise product copy that drives action. Develop product copy guidelines that capture our brand’s tone of voice. Validate your thinking every step of the way by proactively seeking feedback from users and team members.

Senior Copywriter, Product

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
Reporting the ACD, the Senior Copywriter, Product focuses their efforts on the post-purchase experience, product marketing, and UX. In this role, you’ll work cross-functionally to educate and empower customers to hear their best. Additionally, you’ll support the pre-purchase experience by helping people to understand their hearing loss and identify the right solution for them. This is a fantastic opportunity for a thoughtful, creative writer to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. You’ll brainstorm and invent new ways to engage people to solve their hearing problems beyond purchasing a hearing aid using storytelling, video, and behavioral psychology.

Freelance Writer, Blog Content

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
A flexible freelance writing opportunity at a fast-growing fintech startup in the buy now, pay later space. This position reports to the Senior Content Manager.We are developing a consumer-facing blog that speaks to the needs of our audience—primarily stylish and savvy, upwardly mobile millennials—and we want you to help shape its voice. As we build our blog into a true destination for savvy shoppers, we’re looking for the right candidate to craft engaging, well-curated content that serves to inform and entertain our readers while contributing to an overall lift in our transactions and app downloads.


Greater NYC Area
17 hours ago
THE ROLE Peloton is on the hunt for an incredibly talented advertising writer to join our brand campaign team. Are you obsessed with coming up with ideas? This person will be an innovative advertising creative who loves big ideas as much as high performing digital tactics. You’ll be iterating on fully integrated digital campaigns ideas for Peloton products and services. This role is ideal for a creative that thinks big-picture and dreams about

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
17 hours ago
This role reports directly to the Associate Creative Director, Campaigns & Communications. We will look to this role to ensure Peloton Creative is constantly delivering great thinking, attention to detail, and all-around amazing work for the Peloton brand. Day to day responsibilities will range from meeting with brand and marketing teams to understand their needs and requirements to working with creatives to define, execute, and refine a creative vision. This is a hands on role which would require the need for individual creative development from time to time.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 month ago
Understand and empathize with how the words we use can make our users feel. Partner with Design, Product, and Engineering to co-create content for new and evolving experience. Join our UX researchers to observe and conduct user testing and research to inform our experiences. Write clearly, concisely, and fearlessly for all of our products’ elements including emails, microcopy, push notifications, text messages, help text, and probably some things we haven’t thought of yet. Actively seek and openly receive feedback for your work; Give and solicit feedback and constantly strive for excellence. Provide feedback in all stages of a product’s development lifecycle—from brainstorming to retrospectives. Collaborate with Content Strategist in design systems to contribute to voice, tone, and evolving writing style guidelines. Be able to clearly present, explain, and justify your copy decisions to anyone who might ask about them; Think about the copy you write holistically. In other words, understand how the words you use impact the user now, but also in other parts of the user journey.

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
At Nylas, our mission is to empower the world to communicate with context and insight. Our hosted sync platform and APIs enable developers to quickly integrate their apps with email, contacts, and calendar across all providers (including Exchange).   Nylas has raised over $30M from Spark Capital, 8VC, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, SV Angel and more. Our HQ is in San Francisco with offices in New York, Denver, Toronto, and several of us work

Health Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
theSkimm is looking to hire a health 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 provides the opportunity to be part of building a brand new vertical at the company, and would report into the Senior Editor of Content Development. This role is not for someone interested in a personal byline.

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 $87,798 on average.

Copywriter Salary by gender

The average Copywriter salary for women is $78,244 and the average Copywriter salary for men is $94,533.

Copywriter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Copywriter with 7+ years of experience is $111,000. 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 $71,091
Min: $50K
Max: $100K
Editor $79,294
Min: $50K
Max: $128K
Copywriter $81,499
Min: $30K
Max: $125K
Technical Writer $85,144
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Content Manager $87,610
Min: $38K
Max: $200K
Content Marketing Manager $95,554
Min: $40K
Max: $190K
Senior Technical Writer $128,167
Min: $81K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in New York

Ad Copy
22% have this skill
Content Strategy
20% have this skill
Content Marketing
20% have this skill
Digital Marketing
17% have this skill
B2B content
17% have this skill
Social Media
17% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in New York

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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
New York
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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
New York
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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
New York
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A Sr. Writer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
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A Assessment Producer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Content Producer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $65,175
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
New York