Copy Editor with Editing Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Copy Editor with Editing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $55,000 per year.

$43,310 - $120,228
$43K
$55K
$120K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$23.39 - $28.56
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MEDIAN: $24.67
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$43,310 - $120,228  
   
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$1,600  
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$44,335 - $107,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$24.67  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,600  
   
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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$44,335 - $107,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
39%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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