Experienced Copy Editor Salary

An Experienced Copy Editor earns an average salary of $50,140 per year. A skill in Writing Procedures & Documentation is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,379 - $70,622

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$14.32 - $44.64

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,379 - $70,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$31,740 - $79,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $44.64  
   
Overtime
$21.40 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$31,740 - $79,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Skills That Affect Experienced Copy Editor Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 18%

National Average
$51,000

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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