A Copy Editor with Proofreading skills earns an average salary of Rs 293,960 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

Rs 147,406 - Rs 518,543
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Salary Rs 147,406 - Rs 518,543
Bonus Rs 1,443 - Rs 80,000
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Rs 148,115 - Rs 547,967
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 220

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.

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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 300,336

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

Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Experienced
▲73%

▲46%

National Average
Rs 300,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 39%