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Social Media Copywriter Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $52,000 $4,333 $1,000 $25
75th Percentile $52,000 $4,333 $1,000 $25
Average $39,947 $3,328 $768 $19
25th Percentile $24,000 $2,000 $461 $12
$20,000 - $22,999
13% of jobs
$24,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$23,000 - $25,999
17% of jobs
$26,000 - $28,999
6% of jobs
$29,000 - $31,999
3% of jobs
$32,000 - $34,999
0% of jobs
$35,000 - $37,999
0% of jobs
The average salary is $39,947 a year
$38,000 - $40,999
0% of jobs
$41,000 - $43,999
7% of jobs
$44,000 - $46,999
10% of jobs
$47,000 - $49,999
4% of jobs
$52,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$50,000 - $53,000
36% of jobs

National Average

$20,000 $39,947/year $19/hour $53,000
Social Media Copywriter Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Oct 24, 2020, the average annual pay for a Social Media Copywriter in the United States is $39,947 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $19.21 an hour. This is the equivalent of $768/week or $3,329/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $53,000 and as low as $20,000, the majority of Social Media Copywriter salaries currently range between $24,000 (25th percentile) to $52,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $52,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Social Media Copywriter varies greatly (by as much as $28,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Social Media Copywriter job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Social Media Copywriter in your area makes on average $40,893 per year, or $946 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $39,947. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Social Media Copywriter salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Social Media Copywriter jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Social Media Copywriter on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Social Media Copywriter Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Social Media Copywriter job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Cruz, CA and Santa Rosa, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Rosa, CA beats the national average by $6,236 (14.5%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $7,742 (17.7%) above the $39,947 average.

Importantly, Sunnyvale, CA has a moderately active Social Media Copywriter job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Social Media Copywriter appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between Sunnyvale, CA and Dickinson, ND, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Social Media Copywriter role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$47,689$3,974$917$22.93
Santa Cruz, CA$47,248$3,937$909$22.72
Santa Rosa, CA$46,184$3,849$888$22.20
Williston, ND$45,253$3,771$870$21.76
Manhattan, NY$45,134$3,761$868$21.70
Barnstable Town, MA$44,784$3,732$861$21.53
Cambridge, MA$44,702$3,725$860$21.49
San Mateo, CA$44,359$3,697$853$21.33
Arlington, VA$44,324$3,694$852$21.31
Dickinson, ND$44,053$3,671$847$21.18

Top 5 Best Paying Related Social Media Copywriter Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Social Media Copywriter job category that pay more per year than a typical Social Media Copywriter salary. Top examples of these roles include: Content Media, Social Media Sr Strategy Manager, and Social Analytics.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Social Media Copywriter jobs, with a range of just $36,585 (62.8%) to $62,154 (87.5%) more than the average Social Media Copywriter salary of $39,947.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Content Media$102,101$8,508$1,963$49.09
Social Media Sr Strategy Manager$89,150$7,429$1,714$42.86
Social Analytics$84,551$7,046$1,626$40.65
Social Media Analytics$77,418$6,452$1,489$37.22
Social Media Project Manager$76,532$6,378$1,472$36.79

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