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Copywriters

Overview

Copywriters express, promote, and interpret ideas and facts in written form for books, magazines, trade journals, newspapers, Web sites, technical studies and reports, company newsletters, radio and television broadcasts, and advertisements.

Most copywriters are employed in the advertising industry. Their main goal is to persuade the general public to choose or favor certain goods, services, and personalities. 

Writers and authors, including copywriters, held approximately 43,380 jobs in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Creative

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Senior Writer

Copywriter

Copywriter Assistant

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