Copy Editor Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 463 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 16, 2019
Average salary
$22.19 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$49.35
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Copy Editor is $22.19 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 463 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Copy Editor employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Copy Editor is 1-3 years.
Copy Editor salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$26.76 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$40.00 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$32.19 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$29.60 per hour
$28.90 per hour
$25.48 per hour
Copy Editor salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$27.03 per hour
$26.24 per hour
$26.65 per hour
$27.29 per hour
$26.96 per hour

Copy Editor job openings

Editor
U.S. Federal Government
Washington, DC
Associate Editor
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Proofreader
GateHouse Media
Austin, TX
Copy Editor Jobs