Copy Editor Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 421 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: December 12, 2018
Average salary
$23.19 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$49.50
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Copy Editor is $23.19 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 421 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
$50.00 per hour
$40.00 per hour
$35.14 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$33.00 per hour
$32.02 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$25.48 per hour
Copy Editor salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$26.26 per hour
$26.12 per hour
$26.37 per hour
$26.24 per hour
$29.25 per hour

Copy Editor job openings

Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader
Mediaplanet
New York, NY
Proofreader
GateHouse Media, Inc
Austin, TX
Copy Editor and Proofreader
The Learning Experience
Deerfield Beach, FL
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