How much does a Freelance Copywriter make in the United States? The average Freelance Copywriter salary in the United States is $54,316 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $49,065 and $61,149. 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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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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Jerry - Virginia Beach , VA
About the Opportunity: We're looking for a Freelance Senior Copywriter to join our team and help set the tone of voice for our brand. As a master of your craft, you will help define our whole ethos ...
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Heuristic Solutions - Rosslyn , VA
Copywriter Are words your thing? Do you enjoy storytelling? The LearningBuilder software platform is the credentialing industrys best kept secret. It is your job to change that! As our copywriter ...
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Jerry - Virginia Beach , VA
About the Opportunity: We're looking for a Contract Senior Copywriter (~3-4 months) to join our team and help set the tone of voice for our brand. As a master of your craft, you will help define our ...
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Work with freelance contributors to aggregate existing content and develop new content and features that are entertaining, engaging, and inspiring for Chinese families. * Foster a highly ...
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Veracity Consulting Group - Glen Allen , VA
This includes conducting content inventories, audits, as well as gap analyses, while also leading efforts associated with content re-engineering and copywriting. Additionally, you will be responsible ...
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Strong copywriting and editing skills * Perspective on landing page and website design * Some knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus * Ability to think both creatively and strategically. * Exceptionally detail ...
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