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Copywriter salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$83,214
$3,125
Additional Cash Compensation
$86,339
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.

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Copywriter jobs in NYC
26

Writer

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

Staff Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+18
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.

Sr Product Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
9 hours ago
As Sr. Product Copywriter, you are an integral part of the team to provide a human tone and voice to our products, platforms, services and experiences. The Senior Product Copywriter will fill a new strategic and cross-functional role on Discovery Design & Product team. Working within an agile framework, this role will quickly produce customer-facing copy across workflows, apps and experiences. Collaborators will include the A/B testing team, Product Design and Product stakeholders and members of audience Insights, among others. The Sr. Copywriter will be directly responsible for optimizing copy to best reflect user needs and brand experience.

Copywriter (CRM, Prospect, Local)

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+24
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.

Senior Copywriter (Digital Marketing)

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
+29
At Teachable, we empower creators to transform their knowledge into income. We need you to help us convince potential course creators to teach what they know—and use Teachable to do it. You’ll be part of the marketing team, a dynamic, highly cross-functional team that is constantly testing and innovating to tell the best possible story to our customers. This is an important position at Teachable, and a pivotal time in our company's growth. Teachable is growing, and our marketing team is hard at work trying exciting new strategies and projects to keep up with our customers' needs. Your writing expertise combined with your learned understanding of our users’ wants and needs will help us take our marketing efforts to the next level.

Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
2 hours ago
We are looking for a Copywriter to join our NYC team to create outstanding, compelling content for our largest global customer. You will take on content projects that span a multitude of topics, digital mediums, and target audiences. You will work closely with teams across multiple business lines to develop digital content that helps our customers achieve their campaign goals. An entrepreneurial spirit is welcome as our team is growing, providing unlimited potential for professional growth. 

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+24
We are looking for a talented technical writer to help create and build out a modern documentation and user assistance infrastructure. You will be a core part of the product management team working closely with engineering, product marketing, and customer enablement to create resources that don’t just document what the product does, but accelerates a user from novice to power user. Customer performance is critical to Bluecore’s platform and the tools you will build will create a powerful impact on adoption.

UX Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+21
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.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
2 days 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 writing, and social media captions. As we launch new features and functionality, we’ll look to you to find the right words to introduce them. Your writing will define product value propositions, shape user interfaces, make our product more discoverable, and inspire our users to host more expressively.

UX Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+16
We are a seeking a UX Copywriter who knows how to write for a digital product experience. It all starts with empathy. You'll need to understand our customers to create customer personas, narratives, and journeys. From there, you'll use data and hypotheses to craft straightforward yet human copy—all the while incorporating our developing brand voice. 

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+21
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.

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 $71,636
Min: $50K
Max: $108K
Content Manager $77,980
Min: $38K
Max: $165K
Copywriter $83,214
Min: $30K
Max: $125K
Technical Writer $86,143
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Content Marketing Manager $107,467
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Senior Technical Writer $109,125
Min: $81K
Max: $135K

NYC Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+49
Cloud, Software
+19
Fintech, Machine Learning
+18
Real Estate
+20
Cloud, Software

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in New York

1
Content Strategy
14% have this skill
2
Ad Copy
14% have this skill
3
Content Marketing
14% have this skill
4
Digital Marketing
7% have this skill
5
B2B content
7% have this skill
6
Editing
7% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in New York

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