$46,448
Avg. Salary
$21.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Technical Editor with Proofreading skills is $21.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Technical Editor with Proofreading skills is $46,448 per year.

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MEDIAN $46,448
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$0$64K
Salary $30,550 - $62,500
Bonus $247 - $3,797
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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$33,467 - $64,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $18.41 - $31.66
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $247 - $3,797
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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$33,467 - $64,048
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Technical Editor

The technical editor helps ensure their organization's technical writing is accurate and understandable. Specific tasks performed by technical editors vary by company, but commonly these professionals use various text editing and annotation programs - as well as creative tools and suites - to edit technical documents; they also fact-check and collaborate with technical professionals on the technical documents being produced. Physical requirements for the work are generally limited to long hours of work on computers, both typing and reading content. Technical editors usually work full time in an office environment during regular business hours, although overtime or longer shifts may be required for time-sensitive projects.

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Technical Editor Tasks
  • Proofread, revise, rewrite, and edit technical information including research reports, scientific and technical publications, and user manuals, etc.
  • Propose titles of written works.

Technical Editor Job Listings

Key Stats for Technical Editor

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%