Average Proofreader Salary

C$44,219
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C$3,250
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The average salary for a Proofreader is C$44,219.
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Salary
C$33k - C$61k
Bonus
C$0 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$67k

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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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Popular Skills for Proofreader

Skills that pay less than market rate include English Language and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Proofreader

An entry-level Proofreader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$38,693 based on 16 salaries. An early career Proofreader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,222 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Proofreader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,500 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Proofreader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,251 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$50,868.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Proofreader in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (13.6% less) and Toronto, Ontario (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.2%
Early Career
33.0%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
6.8%

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