A Copy Editor earns an average salary of £25,102 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£17,879 - £39,149
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£25K
£39K
MEDIAN: £25,268
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£15.37 - £25.25
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MEDIAN: £19.87
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Salary £17,879 - £39,149
Total Pay (?
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).
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£18,309 - £40,878
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £19.87
Annual Data £0£40K
Total Pay (?
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).
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£18,309 - £40,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Copy Editor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Copy Editor

Pay by Experience for a Copy Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Copy Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copy Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤33,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Copy Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤34,000 based on 7 salaries. A Copy Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,568

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Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲26%

National Average
₤27,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

National Average
₤27,000

Editing
▼4%

Copywriting
▼10%

Proofreading
▼12%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 60%