Copy editors review the text that writers produce to correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Copy editor jobs are in steady demand and typically require a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or English. Job-seekers should have experience writing across varying genres, proofreading experience and the ability to meet tight deadlines to be most competitive.
Searching for a new copy editor job? Top companies have vacancies available on Glassdoor. You can browse listings for entry-level copy editor positions, freelance editor jobs, and many more and find a new role you'll love.
If you're new to the field, search for junior copy editor jobs to help you develop the valuable skills you'll need to advance your career. If you have more experience, senior copy editor jobs are probably more aligned with your background. You can utilize the filters on Glassdoor's job search pages to help you find a position tailored to your wants and needs. For example, if you're interested in remote work switch on the work from home only filter. If you're looking for a speedy application process, try the easy apply only filter.
Once you've found a position and applied for the job, start preparing for the interview process. Check out commonly asked questions in copy editor interviews and think through how you might answer them.
As you continue through the hiring process, knowing what to expect regarding salary is important. Here's what to do to ensure you get a fair copy editor salary:
Salary is an important part of a job, but it's not everything. As you search for your next copy editor job, keep your eyes peeled for additional perks and benefits, like: