The average pay for an Entry-Level Proofreader is $15.54 per hour.

$28,881 - $50,059
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,115
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$10.78 - $21.09
(Median)
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,881 - $50,059  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $3,781  
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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$24,519 - $47,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $21.09  
   
Overtime
$17.70 - $31.05  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$103.04 - $3,781  
   
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).
)
$24,519 - $47,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Skills That Affect Proofreader Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Proofreading
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Editing
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Copywriting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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