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Mid-Career Copy Editor Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Copy Editors come in at around $45K per year on average. The majority of Mid-Career Copy Editors (69 percent) who took the survey are female. Though the majority of Mid-Career Copy Editors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,608 - $63,032
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,919
10%
50%
90%

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$12.46 - $35.20
(Median)
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,608 - $63,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
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).
)
$30,060 - $67,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $35.20  
   
Overtime
$19.70 - $47.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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).
)
$30,060 - $67,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copy Editor Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 27%
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