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Copywriter salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $82K
Min: $30K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in New York?

The average salary for a Copywriter in New York is $81,875. 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 $85,000. 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

Marketing Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Acuity is looking for a passionate and agile Copywriter to help develop and execute our CRM strategy and manage all copy within and around the Acuity product. You will collaborate with the Acuity growth team on wordplay and flow of in-product copy and marketing copy, including directory listings, paid search, and video ads.  You are a Copywriter who is strategically and conceptually strong, fluent in your craft and excited to work across multiple deliverables. You will be a part of a growing team focused on transforming the voice of the Acuity product to align with its new home at Squarespace, and helping to establish CRM and content as a revenue-drivers for the company. This position is based in New York and reports to the Team Lead, Media & Acquisition.

News Writer

Greater NYC Area
4 days 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.

Associate Creative Director (Copywriter)

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
This role reports directly to VP of Creative. We will look to this role to ensure the creative team 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 creative team 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.

Writer/Editor, Content Development

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
TheSkimm is looking for an experienced Senior Editor to help lead content development initiatives. You’ll be working under a Managing Editor to help brainstorm, plan, and execute, and write new editorial content across all of theSkimm’s platforms. This role is for someone who’s interested in working on the editorial side of the business across multiple platforms and teams. It’s a role for someone who is looking for a new challenge every day, and is able to balance multiple projects at once. This is not a role for someone interested in a personal byline.

Content Marketing Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
We’re looking for a Writer to join our newly created Content Marketing group that is scaling up to support the global content needs of our Demand Generation and Sales operations. You will be part of the formation of an internal agency that will take Celonis’ brand and content to the next level, delivering highly impactful cornerstone assets: copy for our top-of-funnel and thought leadership content, scripts for brand and product videos, articles on our website and blog, and talk tracks for our executive and sales presentations.

Senior Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
We’re looking for someone to drive product adoption by communicating how to use our sophisticated programmatic advertising platform. Everyone says you’re a good technical writer – and you have the solid track record to prove it -- but you’re so much more than that. You are ready to take ownership of part of a key communications channel. You can write solid marketing copy on technical topics. You might not be an expert when you start in on a project, but you work effectively with those who are, and soon earn their respect and trust. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, can run with a request, and deliver polished results autonomously. You take complex technical information, distill it down to essential concepts, and create multimedia content that gives people an “aha” moment. You have a keen eye for the small things that make the good great and are delighted when you help the team say it better.

Engineering Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
You will craft and maintain text and multimedia content that shares and emphasizes the innovations, technical challenges, and technical creativity of The Trade Desk engineering department and platform. You will work with subject matter experts on the engineering team and other engineering collaborators to define technical blog and article content that emphasizes technical details. You will guide the content creation process by iterating on the details with engineers, polishing the content with marketing, and publishing content through the appropriate medium. You will craft and refine an engineering voice and style guidelines. You will work with the marketing and engineering teams to generate technical content for landmark releases.

Freelance Creative Team, Art Director/Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Collaborate with our creative, brand and product marketing teams to concept big ideas and best-in-class campaign initiatives Work with GM, Creative Director and Sr. Copywriter as well as other stakeholders to ensure tone of voice and style matches our respective campaigns (brand, product, employer branding) while also having a perspective on copy, language, tone, voice. Work with comprehensive campaign and tactical creative briefs to produce ideas in all mediums and channels that are on strategy, insightful/data-driven, innovative, and effective. Conceptualize/design digital and print ads, brochures, video, OOH, etc., that correspond to the brief. Meet tight deadlines and work with Sr. Creative Ops Manager to manage workload and deliverables. Work closely with producers, animators and other freelance talent to ensure that final creative meets your final vision. Help art direct photography and videoshoots, podcasts, to ensure that all multi-media has a purpose and a narrative.


Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
Copywriters and all the Creatives at Vimeo, are expected to wear a few hats. Specifically, you should be comfortable concepting and executing content for campaigns across Vimeo platforms, including onsite, CRM, display, social, video, and all things Vimeo. You should speak Internet — able to express an idea in 280 characters or less, create a piece of content that catches your attention in the first sentence or opening frame. But you should also speak long-form narrative, and be able to embrace the subtleties that Vimeo as a brand has to offer. You’ll collaborate with our internal team, the Creative Team, the B2B marketing team, product marketing, as well as external Vimeo creators and creative partners. The candidate should have a background or insatiable passion working in B2B or SaaS category and be excited to hone and craft Vimeo’s voice in this space.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
Creating ads that compel millions of people to take the first step in changing their lives for the better. [Seriously, this feels awesome.] Working directly with the Creative Director and internal creative team to create compelling ads that drive conversion, sign up, and retention. [Driving revenue also feels awesome] Pitching and brainstorming ad/branding ideas that propel the brand into the stratosphere. Seeking out new opportunities to expand our reach on new platforms, creating compelling, channel-specific ideas and messages. Collaborating with external creative partners to ensure they produce content that, well, we would.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Writing clear, compelling copy with a distinct brand voice for various mediums (e.g. ads, blog posts, newsletters). Create copy writing briefs to understand project requirements. Collaborate with Evangelism Team members and other Conductor on large and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages). Conducting thorough research and interviews. Working with Conductors to build marketing projects and campaigns. Conduct high-quality research and interviews. Edit and proofread copy as needed. Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach. Source images and other relevant content.

Senior Copywriter

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks 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.

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 $89,545 on average.

Copywriter Salary by gender

The average Copywriter salary for women is $60,667 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 $68,200
Min: $50K
Max: $85K
Editor $75,846
Min: $50K
Max: $128K
Copywriter $81,875
Min: $30K
Max: $125K
Technical Writer $86,143
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Content Manager $88,135
Min: $38K
Max: $200K
Content Marketing Manager $103,250
Min: $40K
Max: $190K
Senior Technical Writer $109,125
Min: $81K
Max: $135K

NYC Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

HR Tech, Payments
Big Data, Marketing Tech
Enterprise Web, Marketing Tech

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in New York

Content Strategy
19% have this skill
Ad Copy
19% have this skill
Content Marketing
19% have this skill
Digital Marketing
12% have this skill
12% have this skill
12% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in New York

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A Editorial Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $60,000
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
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A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $85,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $108,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $118,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $121,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
New York
Yearly Salary
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