Average Proofreader Hourly Pay

$18.46
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.90
MEDIAN
$18.46
90%
$30.35

The average hourly pay for a Proofreader is $18.46

Hourly Rate
$12 - $30
Bonus
$203 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $66k
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What Do Proofreaders Do?

Proofreader Tasks
  • Verify correct word breaks and that elements are set according to design specifications.
  • Ensure that all editorial changes have been input properly.
  • Assist in light copyediting.
  • Proof new and existing materials to ensure accurate use of grammar and correct spelling.
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Job Satisfaction for Proofreader

3.7 out of 5
(56)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 56 responses, the job of Proofreader has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Proofreaders are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
76.5%
Male
21.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.9%
This data is based on 162 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

56%

Dental

52%

Vision

44%

None

42%