The average salary for a Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader in India is Rs 403,000.
MEDIAN Rs 403,000
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Job Description for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader
Medical copy editors/proofreaders are employed primarily by companies in the health care industry. Most companies are searching for applicants who have a Bachelor's degree in English or a life science-related field, though a Master's degree is often preferred. Companies also prefer experienced applicants who have worked as editors/proofreaders in another firm, such as advertising, pharmaceutical, etc. If one is applying as an English major, he/she should have experience working as an editor in a…Read more
Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader 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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Popular Skills for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
Skills in Editing, Medical Terminology and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Proofreading.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader
An entry-level Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 252,000 based on 4 salaries. An early career Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 247,478 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 525,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 480,000 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 86.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mumbai, Maharashtra (17.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Delhi, Delhi (39.2% less).
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