2019 Copywriter Salary Chicago (Updated Daily) | Built In Chicago
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Copywriter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$67,219
$2,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$69,719
Total Compensation
Median: $67K
Min: $49K
Max: $87K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Copywriter in Chicago is $67,219. The average additional cash compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $2,500. The average total compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $69,719. Copywriter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Copywriter employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Copywriter jobs in Chicago
13

Copywriter, Product Marketing

Chicago
2 days ago
+16
In this role, you’ll guard the standard for quality through writing and editing content. You won’t just think about the content in front of you, but the messages that came before and after to support the creation of compelling end-to-end content experiences. It will be your mission to translate the sophisticated technical capabilities of our investment analysis software platforms and associated tools into clear benefits for asset managers, advisors, and the clients they serve.  In partnership with our product marketing, product management, and content strategy teams, you’ll be responsible for crafting website copy, blog posts, whitepapers, social media posts, nurture and other prospecting emails, event-specific content, sales enablement materials, and webinar communication assets to facilitate product marketing campaign production and measurement. You will also collaborate with cross-functional marketing teams to execute and optimize best practices for multi-channel content campaigns with an end goal of showcasing great products that help investors reach their financial goals. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Content Strategy for Product Marketing and collaborates closely with the Software Product Marketing team. 

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
As a Senior Technical Writer, you will write accurate, engaging, user-friendly documentation that adheres to Relativity’s style guidelines. You may also write documentation used by external developers to extend the Relativity platform. The Senior Technical Writer works under general direction of managers and senior team members.

Senior Copywriter

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
Senior Copywriter Cameo has reinvented the autograph - Cameos are the best way to book video shout outs from your favorite reality stars, athletes, musicians, actors, actresses, and more. Did we mention that we’re also one of TIME Magazine's 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018 and one of Chicago’s fastest growing and most exciting tech startups? We’re looking for passionate and hardworking individuals to help take Cameo to the next level. You’ll be

Conversion Copywriter

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+47
The copywriter we seek will enjoy the creative and analytical challenge of merging conversion copy principles with our brand voice.  Working alongside the marketing strategists on our optimization squad, this person will help execute projects designed to educate our current customer segments, win new customers and position Sprout as a thought leader in the social media management space. In terms of past experience, you have written web copy for email, landing pages, digital ads and more. You are able to apply principles of conversion copywriting, while also following a brand style guide and adhering to principles of good writing. You’ve fielded feedback and collaborated with stakeholders from various teams to craft copy that speaks to a target audience and drives desired actions.

Staff Writer

Chicago
1 day ago
+32
As a staff writer, you will be joining our Brand Studio team, which is composed of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for a startup lovin’, analytical, tech-crazy writer with a fresh voice and style.

Technical Writer

Chicago
3 days ago
+15
As a Technical Writer, you will write and illustrate product manuals and materials for different audiences, including end users, administrators, and developers. You will work closely with our developers, product managers, customer support and solutions engineering teams to ensure written materials serve our customers in the best possible way. In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop and leverage single-sourcing methodologies and

Senior Writer

Chicago
6 days ago
+32
As a senior staff writer, you will be joining our Brand Studio team, which is composed of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for someone who is a startup lovin’, analytical, tech-crazy writer with a fresh voice and style.

Writer (Temporary)

Chicago
1 week ago
+32
As a temporary writer, you will be joining our Brand Studio team for a three-month period. Our Brand Studio is composed of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts collaborating each day to develop high-quality content in support of the tech and startup community. We are looking for someone who is a startup lovin’, analytical, tech-crazy writer with a fresh voice and style.

Proposal Writer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+22
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE One North is seeking a Proposal Writer with a strong written and creative acumen to work closely with our Sales & Marketing teams in developing winning proposals and presentations. The Proposal Writer’s main responsibility will be to translate One North’s solution and value proposition into written, professional presentation materials for current and prospective clients. RESPONSIBILITIES Work with colleagues in marketing and

Staff Writer - Tech News & Trends

Chicago
4 days ago
+32
Hello, We’re Built In We unite companies and people around their shared passion for tech and the universal need for purpose. We’re looking for a Staff Writer We’re expanding our team of Staff Writers to produce compelling features for a sophisticated national audience in the tech sector and beyond. Some days might be spent reporting and writing a 2,000-word deep dive on the state of VR in healthcare, others researching the future of deep learning

Science Writer Internship (Academic Year 2018)

Chicago
1 day ago
+18
We are seeking an independent and motivated Science Writer Intern to join our Computational Immunology group. This individual will work in an interdisciplinary team to communicate important new biological and clinical insights. The intern also has the opportunity to learn about clinical oncology, the field of immunotherapy, and exciting technological areas within a fast growing biotechnology company. What You’ll Do: Work with our Science Writer

CLAIMS ESTIMATE WRITER I, II, SENIOR

Chicago
3 days ago
Responsible for reviewing supplements of damages to 1st and 3rd party material damage received from repair facilities to either create a supplement or triage to another team.  Also responsible for maintaining all supplement workload that is received in the NEST by following processes provided on how to move supplements to the appropriate appraisal channel.  NEST Supplement Reviewer would also work closely with the NEST Claim Assistants to assist them when needed.  This role is also responsible for focusing on the needs of loss participants, identifying customer needs, and working to meet those needs using appropriate customer service skills for internal (claims adjusters) and external (policy holders and claimants). This is a remote position and the ideal candidate will be located in Sangamon or St. Clair Illinois counties.

Copywriter Salary ranges

The two most common Copywriter salary ranges in Chicago are $50k - $60k and $80k - $90k.

Average Copywriter Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Copywriter make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $71,889 on average.

Copywriter Salary by gender

The average Copywriter salary for women is $70,500 and the average Copywriter salary for men is $63,667.

Copywriter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Copywriter with 7+ years of experience is $78,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $46,000.

Average Content salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $56,136
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $63,036
Min: $35K
Max: $90K
Content Marketing Manager $64,692
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,182
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $67,219
Min: $49K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,545
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $106,167
Min: $90K
Max: $140K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+24
eCommerce, Information Technology
+27
Big Data, Fintech
+44
Fintech, Payments
+32
Consumer Web, HR Tech

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in Chicago

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Content Marketing
16% have this skill
2
Ad Copy
16% have this skill
3
Editing
16% have this skill
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Fact checking
12% have this skill
5
Interviewing
12% have this skill
6
Digital Marketing
12% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in Chicago

$49,000
Yearly Salary
A Writer reported a yearly salary of $49,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$52,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Content Editor reported a yearly salary of $52,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$64,500
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $64,500 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $83,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing communications specialist reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$3,500 in additional cash compensation
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $87,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$59,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $59,000
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$54,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $54,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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