The average pay for an Editor with Proofreading skills is $46,344 per year.

$32,076 - $69,635
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,344
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$11.00 - $36.57
(Median)
$11
$18
$37
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,076 - $69,635  
   
Bonus
$399.11 - $6,112  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$30,215 - $70,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 378
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $36.57  
   
Overtime
$19.38 - $41.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$399.11 - $6,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$30,215 - $70,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Pay by Experience Level for Editor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,798

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Experience Affects Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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