Experienced Copy Editor Salary

The average salary for an Experienced Copy Editor is $48,733 per year.

$37,950 - $68,236
$38K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,733
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$15.46 - $43.95
$15
$20
$44
MEDIAN: $20.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,950 - $68,236  
   
Bonus
$817 - $6,040  
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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$35,638 - $73,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $43.95  
   
Overtime
$23.53 - $50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$817 - $6,040  
   
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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$35,638 - $73,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,349

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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

National Average
$48,000

▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%

▼5%

Copywriting
▼5%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼8%

Technical Writing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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