The average wage for a Copy Editor in San Diego, California is $18.59 per hour. A skill in Proofreading is associated with high pay for this job.

$17.36 - $30.41
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$17.36 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$27.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$35,961 - $67,871  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Proofreading
up arrow 14%

Editing
0%

National Average
$40,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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