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Freelance editor salary in United States

How much does a Freelance Editor make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $28.59
Low $14.78
High $55.32

The average salary for a freelance editor is $28.59 per hour in the United States. 54 salaries reported, updated at December 4, 2023

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Top companies for Freelance Editors in United States

  1. Spectrum
    19,632 reviews10 salaries reported
    $36.90per hour
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Highest paying cities for Freelance Editors near United States

  1. Catonsville, MD
    $38.55 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. El Segundo, CA
    $37.60 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $34.26 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $30.09 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $28.98 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $27.63 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $27.31 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $24.82 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $20.09 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 54 ratings

59% of Freelance Editors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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