Mid-Career Copy Editor Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Copy Editors come in at around $45K annually on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Copy Editors. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$32,317 - $63,494
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,981
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90%

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$12.70 - $34.96
(Median)
$13
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,317 - $63,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
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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$30,478 - $66,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $34.96  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $47.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
   
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).
)
$30,478 - $66,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Copy Editor Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

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