How much does a Copywriter I make in Washington, DC? The average Copywriter I salary in Washington, DC is $57,438 as of January 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $51,887 and $64,664. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Copywriter I

Copywriter I writes, proofreads and edits copy brochures, print and other documents. Also manages written material to format properly with the web design. Being a Copywriter I may assist in estimating production costs, overseeing work done by external suppliers, and preparing the marketing program. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Copywriter I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Copywriter I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Copywriter I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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TEGNA Inc. operates as a media company in the United States. The company operates television stations and radio stations that deliver television programming and digital content. It offers content and information to consumers across various platforms. The company also provides solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Mar... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

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