Copy Editor in New York Salary

The average pay for a Copy Editor in New York, New York is $49,961 per year. A skill in Adobe InDesign is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$31,081 - $74,721
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,961
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.68 - $38.92
(Median)
$15
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,081 - $74,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$31,101 - $75,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $38.92  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $62.47  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$31,101 - $75,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Proofreader Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Copy Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 18%

National Average
$51,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Proofreading
up arrow 2%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 24%
ADVERTISEMENT