A Freelance Copy Editor earns an average salary of $41,409 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are copyediting and fact checking.

$29,687 - $62,645
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $41,409
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$11.94 - $32.83
(Median)
$12
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,687 - $62,645  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $4,562  
Profit Sharing
$924  
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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$27,800 - $65,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $32.83  
   
Overtime
$17.99 - $40.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$197.27 - $4,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$924  
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).
)
$27,800 - $65,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 309
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National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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