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Copywriter - average salary

The average salary for copywriters is € 2,900 gross per month (approx. € 34,800 gross per year), which is € 195 (-6%) lower than the average monthly salary in Germany.
Copywriter salaries range from a minimum of € 2,000 gross per month to a maximum of over € 5,500 gross per month.

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Salary copywriter - distribution

Young professionals such as junior copywriters in an agency can expect the lowest salaries, while specialized profiles such as SEO copywriters or senior copywriters can earn better.

Copywriter - Salary Differences

Senior Copywriter€ 3,890 / month


Freelance copywriter€ 3,630 / month


SEO copywriter€ 3,250 / month


Online copywriter€ 3,130 / month


Copywriter agency€ 3,050 / month


Junior Copywriter€ 2,090 / month


How much does a copywriter earn? Salaries based on work experience

A copywriter with less than 3 years of professional experience starts with an average starting salary of around € 2,100 gross per month. With 4-9 years of experience, the wage for copywriters rises up to around € 3,000, while a copywriter with more than 10 years of professional experience can expect remuneration of around € 3,800. The average salary for copywriters at the top of their careers with over 20 years of professional experience is € 4,500.

How do age and work experience affect the salary for copywriters?

at the end of the career▲ +55%
Senior▲ +31%
With professional experience▲ +3%
Average salary€ 2,900 / month
Young professionals▼ -28%


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The salary data on this page is based on an estimate of the salary information in job advertisements for copywriters published on Jobted in the last 12 months, as well as on other publicly available sources (e.g. collective agreements, minimum wage law).

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