Copy Editor Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 567 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 19, 2018
Average salary
$22.43 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$49.75
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Copy Editor is $22.43 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 567 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
$36.19 per hour
$33.73 per hour
$33.00 per hour
$32.02 per hour
$29.41 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$30.00 per hour
$25.48 per hour
Copy Editor salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$25.60 per hour
$25.98 per hour
$26.59 per hour
$25.33 per hour
$29.97 per hour

Copy Editor job openings

Juvenile Book Editor
Quarto Publishing Group
Seattle, WA
Developmental Editor
Manning Publications Co
Shelter Island, NY
Copy Editor
Ranker
Indiana
Proofreader
GateHouse Media, Inc
Austin, TX
Editorial Assistant, The New Yorker
Conde Nast
New York, NY
Full-Time Remote Copy Editor (Remote)
WebpageFX
Remote
Copy Editor Jobs