Entry-Level Proofreader Salary

An Entry-Level Proofreader earns an average wage of $15.94 per hour. A skill in Copywriting is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,419 - $45,615
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,336
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$10.31 - $25.51
(Median)
$10
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,419 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,340  
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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$24,078 - $52,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $25.51  
   
Overtime
$17.36 - $32.05  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,340  
   
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).
)
$24,078 - $52,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Proofreader Salaries

Copywriting
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Proofreading
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Editing
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 37%