Copy Editor Salaries

1,714 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$44,459 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,322
Range$329 - $4,932

How much does a Copy Editor make?

The national average salary for a Copy Editor is $44,459 in United States. Filter by location to see Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,714 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copy Editor employees.

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Copy Editor

Hearst

$54,194/yr

Range: $42K - $58K

15 salaries

$54,194/yr
$42K$58K

Copy Editor

BH Media Group

$38,686/yr

Range: $30K - $51K

13 salaries

$38,686/yr
$30K$51K

Copy Editor

Gannett

$52,103/yr

Range: $35K - $79K

13 salaries

$52,103/yr
$35K$79K

Copy Editor

zulily

$36,263/yr

Range: $28K - $49K

11 salaries

$36,263/yr
$28K$49K

Copy Editor

The Washington Post

$71,705/yr

Range: $63K - $86K

10 salaries

$71,705/yr
$63K$86K

Copy Editor

Dow Jones

$75,246/yr

Range: $62K - $94K

10 salaries

$75,246/yr
$62K$94K

Copy Editor

Groupon

$40,243/yr

Range: $37K - $46K

7 salaries

$40,243/yr
$37K$46K

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Copy Editor

MediaNews Group

$41,752/yr

Range: $25K - $88K

6 salaries

$41,752/yr
$25K$88K

Copy Editor

Thomson Reuters

$34,753/yr

Range: $34K - $126K

6 salaries

$34,753/yr
$34K$126K

Copy Editor

The Boston Globe

$81,045/yr

Range: $70K - $104K

5 salaries

$81,045/yr
$70K$104K

Copy Editor

Los Angeles Times

$82,405/yr

Range: $45K - $95K

5 salaries

$82,405/yr
$45K$95K

Copy Editor - Hourly

Gannett

$16/hr

Range: $11 - $20

5 salaries

$16/hr
$11$20

Copy Editor

Bloomberg Industry Group

$81,510/yr

Range: $72K - $109K

4 salaries

$81,510/yr
$72K$109K

Copy Editor

GateHouse Media

$42,223/yr

Range: $30K - $64K

4 salaries

$42,223/yr
$30K$64K

Copy Editor

CNN

$83,625/yr

Range: $78K - $89K

4 salaries

$83,625/yr
$78K$89K

Copy Editor

RAPP

$59,900/yr

Range: $51K - $70K

4 salaries

$59,900/yr
$51K$70K

Copy Editor

American Geophysical Union

$49,083/yr

Range: $38K - $51K

4 salaries

$49,083/yr
$38K$51K

Copy Editor

Orange County Register

$49,877/yr

Range: $32K - $68K

4 salaries

$49,877/yr
$32K$68K

Copy Editor

CapTech

$48,284/yr

Range: $47K - $61K

4 salaries

$48,284/yr
$47K$61K

Copy Editor

Lee Enterprises

$39,245/yr

Range: $39K - $40K

4 salaries

$39,245/yr
$39K$40K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$20
hourly
A Copy Editor in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Coos Bay, OR Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$53,292
per year
A Copy Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $53,292 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$32,000
per year
A Copy Editor in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Additional Pay
$300 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$53,430
per year
A Copy Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $53,430 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Copy Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$64,116
per year
A Copy Editor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $64,116 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment