Average Proofreader Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$25.00
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The average hourly pay for a Proofreader in Australia is AU$25.00.
10%
A$19.30
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A$25
90%
A$40.85
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$41
Total Pay
AU$40,276 - AU$84,338

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Job Description for Proofreader

Proofreader Tasks
  • Verify correct word breaks and that elements are set according to design specifications.
  • Ensure that all editorial changes have been input properly.
  • Assist in light copyediting.
  • Proof new and existing materials to ensure accurate use of grammar and correct spelling.

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Pay by Experience Level for Proofreader

An early career Proofreader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$23.81 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Proofreader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.50 based on 5 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
58.3%
Mid Career
41.7%

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