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Alternate Job Titles: Proofreader

What is the average annual salary for Proofreader?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Proofreader may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $43,307 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Proofreader in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,307.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2014

Median $43,307
  • 10%$32,545
  • 25%$37,673
  • 75%$49,515
  • 90%$55,168

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Job Description for Proofreader

Proofreads, reviews and edits materials for accurate use of grammar and content. Corrects any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors in original copy. May require an associate's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Proofreader job description

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