Entry-Level Proofreader Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Proofreader is $15.59 per hour.

$29,011 - $51,415
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,580
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$10.42 - $20.63
$10
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,011 - $51,415  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $3,091  
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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$23,822 - $48,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $20.63  
   
Overtime
$17.58 - $30.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$480.47 - $3,091  
   
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).
)
$23,822 - $48,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,275

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Key Stats for Proofreader

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Proofreader Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Editing
▼1%

Proofreading
▼2%

Copywriting
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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