How much does a Copywriter III make in the United States? The average Copywriter III salary in the United States is $87,696 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $79,042 and $97,470. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Copywriter III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Copywriter III Salary $71,163 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Copywriter III Salary $79,042 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Copywriter III Salary $87,696 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Copywriter III Salary $97,470 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Copywriter III Salary $106,369 US January 26, 2024
25% $79,042 10% $71,163 90% $106,369 75% $97,470 $87,696 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Presentation 1.59%
Futures 0.68%
Product Marketing 0.44%
Others 97.29%

Job Description for Copywriter III

Copywriter III writes, proofreads, and edits content for a variety of projects (including print, web, mobile, video, and social media). Works closely with the account and/or creative teams to brainstorm ideas and develop concepts to ensure messaging aligns with industry, company, or target audience. Being a Copywriter III maintains up-to-date knowledge of communications and industry trends. Stays current on the appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistent messaging. Additionally, Copywriter III requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Copywriter III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Copywriter III typically requires 4-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For Copywriter III, the upper level is Copywriter IV and then progresses to Copywriting Supervisor.

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Copywriter III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Copywriter III, the highest Copywriter III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Copywriter III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Copywriter III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Copywriter III salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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