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Copy Editor Salary in New York (United States)

The average pay for a Copy Editor in New York, New York is $50,454 per year. A skill in Adobe InDesign is associated with high pay for this job.
Copy Editor in New York, New York Salary (?
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$32,584 - $77,260
(Median)
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66K
77K
MEDIAN: $50,454
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Copy Editor in New York, New York Salary (?
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$14.52 - $39.59
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,584 - $77,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,102  
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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$31,705 - $78,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $39.59  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $61.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,102  
   
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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$31,705 - $78,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Copy Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Copy Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%
Editing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$51,000
Proofreading
up arrow 1%
Technical Writing
up arrow 6%
Copywriting
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%