Copy Editor in Seattle Salary

The average salary for a Copy Editor in Seattle, Washington is $44,219 per year. A skill in Writing Procedures & Documentation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,245 - $60,269
(Median)
$29K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,218
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$11.84 - $49.49
(Median)
$12
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,245 - $60,269  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
Total Pay (?
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$28,883 - $88,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $49.49  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
   
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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$28,883 - $88,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 29%

Copywriting
up arrow 10%

Editing
0%

National Average
$46,000

Proofreading
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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