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 Total Pay (?
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$26,356 - $51,629
(Median)
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43K
49K
MEDIAN: $42,634
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Proofreader or Copy Marker Total Pay (?
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$9.89 - $39.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,356 - $51,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
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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$21,313 - $58,213  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $39.45  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
   
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).
)
$21,313 - $58,213  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 61%
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