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Copywriters come up with ideas and write the content for different advertising mediums such as television, film, radio, magazines, CD-ROMs, brochures, websites and newspapers.


Copywriters working for small to medium-sized companies usually earn

$60K-$70K per year

Copywriters working for large companies usually earn

$65K-$80K per year

Source: Michael Page Sales and Marketing Recruitment, 'Salary and Employment Forecast 2012/2013', 2012.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a copywriter are poor as the occupation is small and competition for vacancies is strong.
Verity Butt sitting at a computer

Verity Butt writing an advertisement

Last updated 15 February 2018