A Copy Editor earns an average salary of Rs 259,649 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Writing, Proofreading, and English Language. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

Rs 142,133 - Rs 497,505
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MEDIAN: Rs 259,649
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Rs 142,133 - Rs 497,505  
   
Bonus
Rs 970 - Rs 51,521  
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Rs 142,352 - Rs 512,322  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 263,973

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Copy Editor Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲127%

▲73%

▲37%

National Average
Rs 264,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Technical Writing
▲14%

▲13%


▲9%

National Average
Rs 264,000

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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