Average Late-Career Proofreader Hourly Pay

$24.30
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.78
MEDIAN
$24.30
90%
$42.88

The average hourly pay for a Proofreader is $24.30

Hourly Rate
$13 - $43
Bonus
$47 - $2k
Total Pay
$27k - $86k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
91.7%
Male
8.3%
This data is based on 24 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

45%

Dental

52%

Vision

48%

None

45%