Copywriters

(NOC 5121)
+8.81%
 

What do Copywriters do?

Copywriters study and determine selling features of products / services and write text for advertisements / commercials.

How to become: Copywriters

Educational requirements vary, depending on your specialization. To be a copywriter, you usually need a university degree or college diploma in English, French, marketing, advertising or another field. To succeed in this occupation, you need talent and ability, demonstrated by a portfolio of work, in order to be hired. You may also need to be a member of a guild or union related to the occupation. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 5 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Copywriters

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Literature & Narrative (B.A.) Bachelor
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Literature & Narrative (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
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Tyndale University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Writing and Communication Bachelor; Honours
Writing and Communication Bachelor
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The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Communication Bachelor
Writing Bachelor; Honours
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Ohio Northern University
Ada, Ohio, US

Related Program(s):
Writing and Multimedia Studies Bachelor
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Coastal Carolina University
Conway, South Carolina, US

Related Program(s):
Communication: Interactive Journalism Concentration, B.A. Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Copywriters make?

Low:
$34,278
Average:
$62,608
High:
$93,600

Job openings for Copywriters

Job Seekers:
18,400
Job Openings:
15,700