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Entry-Level Proofreader Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Proofreader earns an average wage of $16.01 per hour. A skill in Copywriting is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Proofreader Salary (?
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$26,264 - $46,508
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,082
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Entry-Level Proofreader Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$10.10 - $25.52
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,264 - $46,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,042  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $1,229  
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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$22,930 - $52,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $25.52  
   
Overtime
$17.27 - $33.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,042  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $1,229  
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).
)
$22,930 - $52,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Proofreader Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 21%
Proofreading
up arrow 3%
Editing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 39%