An Entry-Level Copy Editor in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earns an average salary of Rs 188,143 per year. A skill in English Language is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 120,589 - Rs 313,726
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MEDIAN: Rs 184,861
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Salary Rs 120,589 - Rs 313,726
Bonus Rs 509 - Rs 18,000
Profit Sharing Rs 9,750
Total Pay (?
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Rs 121,247 - Rs 313,726
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 191

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.

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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
6%

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries


National Average
Rs 187,000

Proofreading
▼3%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 44%