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Copy Editor Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$45,506/yr
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$31K
Low
$46K
Average
$67K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,342
Range$333 - $5,022
How much does a Copy Editor make?

The national average salary for a Copy Editor is $45,506 in United States. Filter by location to see Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,132 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copy Editor employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Hearst
      $50,000/yr
      Range: $33K - $55K
      15 salaries
      $50,000/yr
      $33K$55K
      BH Media Group
      $36,264/yr
      Range: $28K - $48K
      13 salaries
      $36,264/yr
      $28K$48K
      Gannett
      $44,844/yr
      Range: $30K - $77K
      12 salaries
      $44,844/yr
      $30K$77K
      zulily
      $33,564/yr
      Range: $26K - $46K
      10 salaries
      $33,564/yr
      $26K$46K
      Dow Jones
      $69,674/yr
      Range: $60K - $91K
      10 salaries
      $69,674/yr
      $60K$91K
      The Washington Post
      $70,097/yr
      Range: $61K - $103K
      10 salaries
      $70,097/yr
      $61K$103K
      Groupon
      $37,640/yr
      Range: $35K - $43K
      7 salaries
      $37,640/yr
      $35K$43K

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      Gannett
      $14/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      7 salaries
      $14/hr
      $10$19
      Thomson Reuters
      $32,871/yr
      Range: $33K - $41K
      5 salaries
      $32,871/yr
      $33K$41K
      Los Angeles Times
      $79,862/yr
      Range: $44K - $88K
      5 salaries
      $79,862/yr
      $44K$88K
      Pearson
      $44,402/yr
      Range: $36K - $65K
      4 salaries
      $44,402/yr
      $36K$65K
      Sinclair Broadcast Group
      $36,930/yr
      Range: $36K - $38K
      4 salaries
      $36,930/yr
      $36K$38K
      CapTech
      $45,261/yr
      Range: $44K - $57K
      4 salaries
      $45,261/yr
      $44K$57K
      Lee Enterprises
      $36,788/yr
      Range: $36K - $38K
      4 salaries
      $36,788/yr
      $36K$38K
      Crain Communications
      $62,067/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      4 salaries
      $62,067/yr
      $56K$75K
      The Boston Globe
      $75,076/yr
      Range: $65K - $96K
      4 salaries
      $75,076/yr
      $65K$96K
      MediaNews
      $42,703/yr
      Range: $40K - $86K
      4 salaries
      $42,703/yr
      $40K$86K
      Orange County Register
      $46,010/yr
      Range: $30K - $65K
      4 salaries
      $46,010/yr
      $30K$65K
      American Geophysical Union
      $45,890/yr
      Range: $36K - $47K
      4 salaries
      $45,890/yr
      $36K$47K
      Trib Total Media
      $33,015/yr
      Range: $29K - $40K
      4 salaries
      $33,015/yr
      $29K$40K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $62,992
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $62,992 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $13
      hourly
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $65,750
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $65,750 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $44,200
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $44,200 per year
      Job Highlights
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $16
      hourly
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Des Moines, IA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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