How much does a Proofreader make? The median annual Proofreader salary is $49,258, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $43,226-$56,246, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Proofreader in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Proofreader in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Proofreader in the United States is $49,258, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Proofreader in the United States are expected to make less than $49,258.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Proofreader that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Proofreader are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Proofreads, reviews and edits documents for accurate use of grammar and content. Corrects any grammatical, spelling, typographical, or compositional errors in original copy. May require an associate's degree. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may have 2 years experience plus an associates degree, or additional training or certification. View full job description