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Copywriter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
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

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

Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

AdTech, Fintech
Marketing Tech, Software
Marketing Tech, Software

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 $66,600.

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 Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Content Strategist $64,077
Min: $35K
Max: $90K
Technical Writer $67,533
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

Copywriter Internship

Northwest Suburbs
2 weeks ago
Zoro is currently offering one paid internship for a passionate & driven individual interested in joining our Content team for the summer of 2019. This is a full-time opportunity and will start early June and end in late August. The start and end dates can be flexible based on your semester schedule.

eCommerce Copywriter, Zoro Tools

Northwest Suburbs
6 days ago
Write and edit informative, engaging, compelling, accurate, and entertaining copy to increase business value, cultivate customer relationships, and drive action. Responsible for contributing to a scalable content creation process, partnering with eCommerce, Marketing, Merchandising, Customer Experience and Customer Service to ensure consistency across departments. Focus on creating relevant, unique content for website, products, product categories, print marketing materials, marketing emails and site landing pages.

Technical Writer

2 weeks ago
Work with Development, QA, Product Management, and other groups to plan, research, write, and revise printed and online documentation. Collaborate with other writers to document Relativity’s e-discovery products. Write for a variety of audiences, from non-technical end users to programmers, system administrators, and integrators. Help establish team policies and procedures, conforming to existing styles, policies, and procedures. Perform peer editing and production review work. Integrate use case and functional data into user documentation and examples. Respond to support tickets directly from customers and from support representatives on behalf of customers and update published documentation accordingly.

Senior Technical Writer

6 days ago
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 Technical Writer

3 weeks ago
Develops technical documentation by understanding the product domain, product features, and use cases. Develops understanding of the implementation processes and creates new business process templates, flow charts, forms, system/functional specification templates by interacting with business leads and subject matter experts. Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and updates existing templates, flow charts, and forms. Understands and adheres to iManage technical publications standards and processes. Gets under the hood of the product and develops excellent understanding of the product by setting up the product. Interacts proactively with subject matter experts (for example, R&D team, Product Managers, Support, and so on) to ensure that the product documentation is technically accurate, comprehensive, and complete. Continually thinks of innovative ways to come up with deliverables that can address problems of customers, partners, support team, and various stakeholders.

Senior Copywriter

1 week ago
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.

Senior Copywriter, Product

2 weeks ago
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.

Content Writer

4 days ago
We’re looking for a Content Writer to join our Marketing Team to serve as our in-house reporter, editor, and copywriter. Qualified candidates will have a meticulous attention to detail, know when to use an em dash, and will have experience simplifying complex topics for a variety of audiences and formats. You will also be able to quickly spot the typos in this job listing. You’ll have no problem starting from a blank page or polishing half-baked content.

Technical Writer

1 week ago
Research, outline, write, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements. Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation. Work with development and support leads to identify all documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage. Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that uphold organizational and legal standards, and allow for easy data migration. Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation.

Senior Technical Writer

19 hours ago
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 new processes and technology it can completely change our clients everyday lives and you write with the goal of easing the transition and proactively answering any question they may have. You are excited by the opportunity to drive our SAAS product forward through documentation from inception to implementation. As a Senior Technical Writer you are well-experienced in writing with a history of creating impactful documents with proven success. You have a deep understanding of product features, project management, and best practices including usability and quality assurance.

Technical Writer - Contract Position

1 day ago
Sitting side-by-side with our engineers to build process flow diagrams, systems diagrams and building a Wiki of shared knowledge. Building training material to help onboard new developers and provide existing developers runbooks and process docs to aide in supporting the system. Be willing to do pretty much anything to make things happen and still have the presence of mind to have fun along the way. You’ll be talking to our product, sales and marketing teams to create specific product instructions.

Business Analyst/Technical Writer

1 week ago
Assist in documentation of Product roadmaps by working with Product teams and stakeholders. Capture and document feature requirements while working with internal stakeholders to establish prioritization. Thoroughly document user stories and communicate updates to internal stakeholders. Collaborate with Product and User Experience (UX) teams to prototype features. Produce issue tracking tickets to clearly communicate requirements to the development teams. Partner with Quality Assurance (QA) to write and review acceptance criteria for each requirement. Convey updates of incremental progress to Project and Product Manager at regular intervals. Demonstrate product expertise when answering questions from stakeholders, developers, and support personnel regarding product features. Continually seek out process improvements that could deliver value to the customer.

Skills that affect Copywriter salaries in Chicago

Fact checking
14% have this skill
Content Marketing
14% have this skill
Ad Copy
14% have this skill
White Papers
14% have this skill
B2B content
14% have this skill
14% have this skill

Recent Copywriter salaries in Chicago

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