How much does a Freelance Copywriter make in the United States? The average Freelance Copywriter salary in the United States is $52,723 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $47,629 and $59,356. 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. 

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25% $47,629 10% $42,991 90% $65,395 75% $59,356 $52,723 50%(Median)
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University of Virginia Office of Communications - Charlottesville, VA

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University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

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App Samurai - Richmond, VA

Copywriter (Remote)

Empowered Education - Richmond, VA

What is a Freelance Copywriter ?

Copywriting is the act of writing text for the purpose of advertising or other forms of marketing. The product, called copy, is written content that aims to increase brand awareness and ultimately persuade a person or group to take a particular action. Copywriters help create billboards, brochures, catalogs, jingle lyrics, magazine and newspaper advertisements, sales letters and other direct mail, scripts for television or radio commercials, taglines, white papers, social media posts, and other marketing communications....

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TECHEAD - Richmond , VA
Copywriter Part-time | #16521 Richmond, VA Hybrid Working Environment - Local Candidates Preferred - Richmond, VA Remote - Candidates in OH, NY, NJ or CO Techead is working with a growing digital ...
LinkedIn - 42 days ago
Is this YOU? B2B Copywriter You have a proven track record of B2B copywriting meaningful content that connects emotionally and converts into measurable business results. But you are driven by more
LinkedIn - 61 days ago
Brave Thinking Institute - Richmond , VA
As a Copywriter on our team, you will be responsible for optimizing the funnels of one of these divisions. This means: * Funnel Pages: You craft compelling, congruent copy for squeeze/delivery pages ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Radiant - Virginia Beach , VA
Copywriter Radiant provides inspirational, faith, and family content for diverse spiritual audiences through our various web publishing brands. Through our inspirational content, we encourage ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Copywriter, Agency Services We are looking for a digital writer to join our Agency Services team as a Copywriter. This role is responsible for creating online content that engages audiences and ...
Lensa - 38 days ago
CMS Mortgage Solutions - Virginia Beach , VA
Here at CMS Mortgage Solutions, we focus on genuinely caring for both our customers and team. We pride ourselves on being adaptable and energetic, especially in fast-paced environments! Our goal is ...
ZipRecruiter - 71 days ago

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