Copywriter Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Chicago
Chicago

Copywriter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$69,577
$3,250
Additional Cash Compensation
$72,827
Total Compensation
Median: $70K
Min: $54K
Max: $87K

How Much Does a Copywriter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Copywriter in Chicago is $69,577. The average additional cash compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $3,250. The average total compensation for a Copywriter in Chicago is $72,827. Copywriter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Copywriter employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,068
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
127,599
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+15
Marketing Tech, Software
+30
eCommerce
+17
Consumer Web, HR Tech

Copywriter Salary ranges

The most common Copywriter salary in Chicago is between $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 $75,125 and the average Copywriter salary for men is $65,750.

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 $55,550
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $61,400
Min: $35K
Max: $88K
Content Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $68,692
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $69,577
Min: $54K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,300
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $99,400
Min: $90K
Max: $115K

Copywriter jobs in Chicago
15

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
5 days ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+13
About iManage iManage transforms how professionals in legal, accounting and financial services get work done by combining the power of artificial intelligence with market leading document and email management. iManage automates routine cognitive tasks, provides powerful insights and streamlines how professionals work while maintaining the highest level of security and governance over critical client and corporate data. Over one million

Copywriter

Chicago
2 weeks ago
The Copywriter is responsible for the concepting, writing and versioning of advertising in a variety of direct response media. The chosen candidate will be expected to execute on strategies developed by the Creative Director and/or Associate Creative Director.

Copywriter

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+19
closerlook’s Copywriter creates compelling content that aligns with strategic communication objectives for digital marketing campaigns. The Copywriter is a creative, conceptual thinker who collaborates with the rest of the creative team to ensure that the writing, design and technology we develop are greater than the sum of their parts and achieve the client’s communication objectives. In collaboration with the creative team, the Copywriter contributes creative concepting, marketing writing and content management to closerlook projects, both internal and external.

Senior Copywriter

Chicago
1 week ago
+19
closerlook’s Senior Copywriter creates compelling content that aligns with strategic communication objectives for multichannel-marketing campaigns. The Senior Copywriter is a creative, conceptual thinker who collaborates with the rest of the project team to ensure that the writing, design and technology we develop achieve the client’s communication objectives and are greater than the sum of their parts.

Copywriter/CRA

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+19
closerlook’s Copywriter/CRA creates compelling content that aligns with strategic communication objectives for digital marketing campaigns, and also reviews references and supporting materials for effective creation of marketing tactics and submission to our clients’ medical/regulatory/legal teams. The Copywriter/CRA is a creative, conceptual thinker who collaborates with the rest of the creative team to ensure that the writing, design and technology we develop are greater than the sum of their parts and achieve the client’s communication objectives. In collaboration with the creative team, the Copywriter/CRA contributes creative concepting, marketing writing and content management to closerlook projects, both internal and external. This position will also have the goal of ensuring the accuracy of medical/scientific claims across multiple brands. The Copywriter/CRA may also participate in researching and summarizing clinical literature in support of tactics, brand planning and new-business pursuits.

Proposal Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
CityBase is looking for someone who can contribute to our success by supporting our proposal team. Working with our Proposal Manager on the Marketing team, this person will review, analyze, research, and answer Request for Proposals (RFPs) from local governments and utilities. 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.

Intern, Bilingual Copywriter

Chicago
2 days ago
+26
We are looking for a passionate and versatile bilingual copywriter to join our in-house agency for a 10-week paid internship. A creative soul with a knack for Digital, Social Media, Video and CRM to help shape Pangea’s brand voice and create award-winning work.

Senior Copywriter, Product

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+20
A natural-born writer, you can easily translate any message into a compelling story. You love working closely with others to deliver on a creative vision, and know exactly the right words to use in any type of multimedia copy. You are organized, great at project management, and understand how to develop and maintain a consistent brand voice.

Writer (3 month contract)

Chicago
1 day ago
+17
As a writer (contract), you will be joining our creative 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. The writer in this position will cover the...

Freelance Finance Content Writer

Chicago
1 week ago
+12
Paro is seeking an experienced content writer knowledgeable in business and finance for the Paro blog. Content writer need not be a subject matter expert, instead, we’re looking for an excellent writer and thorough researcher who can craft quality, long form blog posts.

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+24
We are adding a Senior Technical Writer to our L&D team! As a Senior Technical Writer your main focus will be to take on the complex documentation needs of our new SaaS enterprise. Working with our Engineering & L&D teams, you will create content including trainings, FAQ, tips and tricks, and how to’s to help the client best leverage our product. You, as a Senior Technical Writer understand the importance of change management. When implementing

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in Chicago

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Fact checking
14% have this skill
2
Content Marketing
14% have this skill
3
Ad Copy
14% have this skill
4
White Papers
14% have this skill
5
B2B content
14% have this skill
6
Editing
14% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in 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
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $83,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$59,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $59,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$61,000
Yearly Salary
A Copywriter reported a yearly salary of $61,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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