A Mid-Career Copy Editor earns an average salary of Rs 358,415 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Proofreading and Editing.

Rs 209,825 - Rs 580,238
Rs 210K
Rs 350K
Rs 580K
MEDIAN: Rs 354,266
Rs 0Rs 594K
Salary Rs 209,825 - Rs 580,238
Bonus Rs 4,865 - Rs 98,633
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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).
Rs 211,147 - Rs 594,185
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 151

Job Description for Copy Editor

Copy editors are responsible for reviewing content for their organization's publications, which could include newspapers, magazines, newsletters, website content, mass emails and other written materials. These editors must ensure that materials are factually accurate and free of spelling and grammatical errors; they may also have to work with writers and others within the company to resolve errors and ensure materials are ready for publication. Copy editors also need to make sure that materials fit within the tone, style and perspective of their publication(s). Additionally, they may work with designers, photo editors, web editors and other professionals to ensure content fits within a cohesive package and resolve any issues that arise in the editing process. Copy editors often need to work within tight deadlines, and they must be able to multitask and prioritize assignments to ensure that all tasks are completed promptly.


Copy Editor Tasks

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

Copy Editor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 358,244

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Copy Editor


61 %
39 %
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries



National Average
Rs 358,000


61 %
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 37%