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Proofreader salary in United States

How much does a Proofreader make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $22.24
Low $12.21
High $40.52

The average salary for a proofreader is $22.24 per hour in the United States. 382 salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023

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Top companies for Proofreaders in United States

  1. L&R Distributors
    153 reviews26 salaries reported
    $30.57per hour
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Highest paying cities for Proofreaders near United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $30.60 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $29.01 per hour
    29 salaries reported
  3. Minneapolis, MN
    $27.22 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. South Webster, OH
    $26.83 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  2. Jarbidge, NV
    $26.83 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $19.32 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $19.26 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Wheeling, WV
    $16.54 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Landing, NJ
    $15.09 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 58 ratings

38% of Proofreaders in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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