Salary: Copy Editor in Chicago, IL | Glassdoor

Copy Editor Salaries in Chicago, IL

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52 SalariesUpdated Oct 30, 2017
Average Base Pay
$49,862/yr
4% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$37K
Low
$50K
Average
$68K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,369
Range$349 - $5,354
How much does a Copy Editor make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Copy Editor is $49,862 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 52 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copy Editor employees in Chicago, IL.

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    $38,128/yr
    $35K$43K
    Crain Communications
    $59,940/yr
    3 salaries
    $59,940/yr
    $56K$63K
    Morningstar
    $55,105/yr
    2 salaries
    $55,105/yr
    $46K$65K
    Leo Burnett
    $44,235/yr
    2 salaries
    $44,235/yr
    $37K$52K
    Aerotek
    $16/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $16/hr
    $15$16
    R.R. Donnelley
    $24/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $24/hr
    $23$25
    Crowe Horwath
    $52,705/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $52,705/yr
    $51K$55K

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    Columbia College Chicago
    $44,159/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $44,159/yr
    $42K$46K
    Travelzoo
    $53,948/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $53,948/yr
    $52K$56K
    Chicago Tribune
    $93,516/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $93,516/yr
    $90K$98K
    WyzAnt
    $49,981/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $49,981/yr
    $48K$52K
    Rotary
    $45,930/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45,930/yr
    $44K$48K
    SourceMedia
    $45,897/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45,897/yr
    $44K$48K
    AHEAD
    $58,078/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $58,078/yr
    $56K$60K
    Imagination Publishing
    $52,026/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $52,026/yr
    $50K$54K
    Aisle Rocket Studios
    $49,734/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $49,734/yr
    $48K$51K
    National Safety Council
    $46,199/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $46,199/yr
    $45K$48K
    Publications International
    $22/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $22/hr
    $21$23
    Accuity
    $45,886/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45,886/yr
    $44K$47K
    Sourcebooks
    $46,136/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $46,136/yr
    $45K$48K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Copy Editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $34,000
    per year
    A Copy Editor/Page Designer reported making $34,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $43,000
    per year
    A Copy Editor/Page Designer reported making $43,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $30
    hourly
    An Editor/Proofreader reported making $30 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Contract
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $63,000
    per year
    A Copy Editor reported making $63,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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