The average salary for a Copy Editor with Editing skills in New York, New York is $45,615 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$30,616 - $86,293
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$86K
MEDIAN: $45,615
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$20.95 - $38.71
(Median)
$21
$31
$39
MEDIAN: $31.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,616 - $86,293  
   
Bonus
$3,250  
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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$34,521 - $79,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.95 - $38.71  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$3,250  
   
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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$34,521 - $79,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Copy Editor

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

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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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