Average Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader Salary

$65,690
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The average salary for a Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader is $65,690.
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$45k - $85k
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$34k - $85k

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Job Description for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader

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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Career Paths

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Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader
Content Strategist
Content Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader

Skills in Editing, Proofreading, Medical Terminology and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader

An early career Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,729 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,137 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,856 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,679.
Employees with Medical Copy Editor / Proofreader in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (7.3% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 135 survey responses.
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
11.1%
Experienced
37.0%
Late Career
17.8%