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Proofreader or Copy Marker Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Proofreader or Copy Marker is $14.87 per hour.
Proofreader or Copy Marker Salary (?
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$26,058 - $51,654
(Median)
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48K
MEDIAN: $39,900
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75%
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Proofreader or Copy Marker 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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$9.80 - $41.22
(Median)
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25
41
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,058 - $51,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$20,968 - $64,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $41.22  
   
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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).
)
$20,968 - $64,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Proofreader or Copy Marker

  • Check facts and ask questions to the author.
  • Ensure that text agrees with the approved style.
  • Check text to ensure copy is well written and logically structured.
  • Correct grammar and spelling.
  • Check documents and other items for readability, style, and agreement with editorial policy.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 62%