Experienced Copy Editor Salary

The average salary for an Experienced Copy Editor is $48,606 per year.

$37,131 - $68,273
$37K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,606
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$15.46 - $43.95
$15
$20
$44
MEDIAN: $20.16
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,131 - $68,273  
   
Bonus
$811 - $6,061  
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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$35,172 - $73,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $43.95  
   
Overtime
$23.47 - $50.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$811 - $6,061  
   
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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$35,172 - $73,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,853

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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Adobe InDesign
▼1%

▼3%

Copywriting
▼5%

▼6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼7%

Technical Writing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 35%