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Freelance editor salary in United States

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

Average base salary


The average salary for a freelance editor is $27.62 per hour in the United States. 28 salaries reported, updated at October 4, 2022

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Top companies for Freelance Editors in United States

  1. Spectrum
    18,136 reviews10 salaries reported
    $36.90per hour
  2. $24.24per hour
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Highest paying cities for Freelance Editors near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $32.72 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $32.44 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $32.30 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. El Segundo, CA
    $32.04 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $31.01 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $30.62 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $30.16 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $29.64 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $29.37 per hour
    6 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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