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Copy Editor Salary (India)

A Copy Editor earns an average salary of Rs 226,809 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Proofreading is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Copy Editor Salary (?
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Rs 107,560 - Rs 423,250
(Median)
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MEDIAN: Rs 226,808
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 160KRs 320KRs 480K
Salary
Rs 107,560 - Rs 423,250  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 40,787  
Profit Sharing
Rs 800 - Rs 18,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 111,823 - Rs 451,233  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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Pay Difference By Location

Pune
up arrow 29%
New Delhi
up arrow 27%
Mumbai
up arrow 25%
Delhi
up arrow 23%
Bangalore
up arrow 6%
National Average
Rs 232,000
Chennai
up arrow 18%
Pondicherry
up arrow 44%
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Copy Editor Reviews

What is it like working as a Copy Editor?
Copy Editor in Chennai:
"A Copy Editors Anguish."
Pros: The job is an interesting one. Especially when you have a love for books, I am sure one wouldn't explore any other job options. When one delves deep into copy editing, a satisfactory and enriching experience awaits. For the very passionate person, there are multiple avenues to express talent. After a few years of experience, one can go for certificate exams conducted by the British council. If you are technology savvy, you can get into technical writing. You can learn a new language and work as a translator as well. This starting point can take you many places.
Cons: Not the job per se. It is about the work environment, team, pay, and supervisor. The attitude of your supervisor and team members can be frustrating sometimes. While the supervisor will try to lord over you, the team members can be chinks in the armor.

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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 107%
National Average
Rs 232,000

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 40%
up arrow 5%
National Average
Rs 232,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 42%