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Copywriter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $68K
Min: $52K
Max: $87K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Copywriter in Chicago is $68,400. The average additional cash compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $5,714. The average total compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $74,114. Copywriter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Copywriter employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago

Copywriter jobs in Chicago


1 week ago
Purpose of the Role: Writers are responsible for creating compelling copy for marketing projects and campaigns in support of Pampered Chef products, experiences, and services for consultants, consumers, and coworkers. The ideal candidate understands our target audience and can deliver on-brand copy that’s engaging and action-oriented. This person is an important member of our integrated marketing team, reporting to the Creative Manager. Key

Creative Copywriter, Zoro

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
Collaborate with cross-functional teams (including Marketing, HR, Customer Service and external agencies) to create content, refine our brand voice, promote our products, and create awareness of Zoro as a brand. Write and edit informative, engaging, and compelling copy to increase customer engagement, cultivate customer relationships, and drive action. Write relevant, unique creative content for all marketing channels and our vendor partners.

SEO Writer

5 days ago
As an SEO Writer, you’ll work with a team of SEO specialists, writers, marketers and strategists who work across departments to grow Built In’s user and customer base. We are looking for someone who loves working on a variety of projects, enjoys solving puzzles, strongly values an “all-hands-on-deck” philosophy and can nimbly navigate a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.

Staff Writer, Brand Studio

1 week ago
As a staff writer, you’ll be joining a team of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts working together to develop cutting-edge storytelling in support of tech companies big and small. At the highest level, we showcase and celebrate innovative technology, products and thought leaders across the country — and share those stories with the talent a growing tech company needs to thrive. 

Technical Writer

1 week ago
Sertifi offers an Agreement Platform built for businesses who need a more efficient and secure way to manage the full contract process. We simplify how businesses send and collect agreements and payments by bringing it all into one secure platform. Sertifi automates business processes, saves you time from performing repetitive tasks, enhances security and PCI-compliance, and provides customers an easy and convenient way to do business with your

Science Writer

1 week ago
We are seeking a highly motivated and capable scientific writer with experience and interest in healthcare statistics and bioinformatics to join our team and lead our efforts to bring new clinical algorithms to patients. This position requires knowledge of cancer biology, algorithm validation, statistical analysis and passion for scientific writing. Top candidates will also have an epidemiology background. 

Proposal Writer

1 week ago
CityBase is looking for someone who can contribute to our success by supporting our proposal team. Working with our Proposal Coordinator on the Marketing team, this person will review, analyze, research, and answer Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from local governments and utilities, in collaboration with Sales. You should be able to present CityBase's capabilities in a way that differentiates us from competition. The position performs the appropriate investigation, analysis, and production necessary to respond to large, complex government RFPs using a number of tools. You must be able to move quickly, manage many concurrent work streams, and have meticulous attention to detail. Someone who is a fast learner and has comfort in learning technical concepts and translating them into compelling content will have success in this position.

Technical Writer

2 weeks ago
Responsible for the creation, editing, and maintenance of technical documentation. Works directly with document owners to identify documentation needs to produce a variety of technical publications. Creates databases, documentation libraries, reports, and tools.

Content Writer

2 weeks ago
About Kin: Kin Insurance is an insurance technology company that sells affordable, user-friendly homeowners insurance. Unlike many startups that gather users and figure out how to be profitable later, we are selling a product that homeowners need and depend on now. We’re innovating in an industry largely untouched by tech, so we are always thinking big.  We’re looking for self-motivated thinkers who want to make a lasting impact on our industry.

Marketing Writer

3 weeks ago
ALEX Marketing Writer Job Description Jellyvision is hiring an ALEX Marketing Writer Who we are We at Jellyvision are the proud parents of ALEX®, an interactive employee communications platform that makes tricky decisions—like choosing and using employee benefits—easier and more enjoyable. The success of ALEX has exceeded our wildest work-related dreams, which is why we need a talented Marketing Writer to help us. How you’ll help You’ll work

Specialist I, Proposal Writer

6 days ago
Assists in handling the proposal process lifecycle from initial receipt of proposal request to completion and delivery. Researches, organizes, writes, and edits proposals in response to RFx’s as needed. Assists in various aspects of the process including gathering information, working with subject matter experts, and eliciting feedback. Using research, interviews, and resources, may write and edit responses to proposal questions and data requests at the direction of the Proposal Team. Ensures information is consistent with the organization’s brand message, business objectives, and stylistic standards. Ensures proposal-related documents are organized, maintained, and tracked efficiently and accurately for accessibility. Understands proposal development tools to facilitate support of proposal content.

RFP Writer

1 week ago
About Everspring Join some of the world’s best problem-solvers, pioneers, and out-of-the-box thinkers. Since 2011, Everspring has partnered with leading universities to create a new standard of excellence in online education. Behind the curtain, you’ll find a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative team environment, with colleagues who continue to shape the culture and success of our company. Our heart is in our work; these aren’t your typical

Copywriter Salary ranges

The most common Copywriter salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Copywriter Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Copywriter make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $71,700 on average.

Copywriter Salary by gender

The average Copywriter salary for women is $68,063 and the average Copywriter salary for men is $68,708.

Copywriter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Copywriter with 7+ years of experience is $76,600. 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
Technical Writer $66,800
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Content Marketing Manager $68,321
Min: $33K
Max: $110K
Copywriter $68,400
Min: $52K
Max: $87K
Content Strategist $71,025
Min: $35K
Max: $120K
Content Manager $71,464
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $107,833
Min: $90K
Max: $150K

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in Chicago

23% have this skill
Content Marketing
23% have this skill
Fact checking
21% have this skill
19% have this skill
Ad Copy
19% have this skill
16% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Marketing Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $55,000
1-3 Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Senior Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $67,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $81,000
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Brand Studio Staff Writer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Content Writer reported a yearly salary of $68,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Creative Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Writer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Marketing Content Editor reported a yearly salary of $52,000
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees