Copy Editor with Editing Skills in New York Salary

The average salary for a Copy Editor with Editing skills in New York, New York is $47,495 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.

$36,058 - $90,894
$36K
$47K
$91K
MEDIAN: $47,495
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$19.80 - $39.45
$20
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MEDIAN: $30.52
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Salary
$36,058 - $90,894  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,633 - $84,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Hourly Rate
$19.80 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,633 - $84,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Copy Editor

Pay by Experience for a Copy Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Copy Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copy Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Copy Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 9 salaries. A Copy Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Late-Career
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 32%