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Copy Editor Salaries

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1,132 SalariesUpdated Feb 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$45,506/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$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
      $47,770/yr
      Range: $33K - $55K
      14 salaries
      $47,770
      $33K$55K
      BH Media Group
      $37,217/yr
      Range: $28K - $48K
      13 salaries
      $37,217
      $28K$48K
      Gannett
      $47,823/yr
      Range: $30K - $77K
      12 salaries
      $47,823
      $30K$77K
      zulily
      $33,533/yr
      Range: $26K - $46K
      10 salaries
      $33,533
      $26K$46K
      Dow Jones
      $72,131/yr
      Range: $60K - $91K
      10 salaries
      $72,131
      $60K$91K
      The Washington Post
      $72,478/yr
      Range: $61K - $103K
      10 salaries
      $72,478
      $61K$103K
      Groupon
      $38,128/yr
      Range: $35K - $43K
      7 salaries
      $38,128
      $35K$43K

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      Gannett
      $15/hr
      Range: $10 - $19
      7 salaries
      $15
      $10$19
      Thomson Reuters
      $34,350/yr
      Range: $33K - $41K
      5 salaries
      $34,350
      $33K$41K
      Pearson
      $47,341/yr
      Range: $36K - $65K
      4 salaries
      $47,341
      $36K$65K
      Sinclair Broadcast Group
      $36,980/yr
      Range: $36K - $38K
      4 salaries
      $36,980
      $36K$38K
      Lee Enterprises
      $36,873/yr
      Range: $36K - $38K
      4 salaries
      $36,873
      $36K$38K
      CapTech
      $47,987/yr
      Range: $44K - $57K
      4 salaries
      $47,987
      $44K$57K
      Crain Communications
      $63,705/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      4 salaries
      $63,705
      $56K$75K
      The Boston Globe
      $77,788/yr
      Range: $65K - $96K
      4 salaries
      $77,788
      $65K$96K
      MediaNews
      $52,689/yr
      Range: $40K - $86K
      4 salaries
      $52,689
      $40K$86K
      Los Angeles Times
      $80,906/yr
      Range: $76K - $88K
      4 salaries
      $80,906
      $76K$88K
      Orange County Register
      $46,755/yr
      Range: $30K - $65K
      4 salaries
      $46,755
      $30K$65K
      American Geophysical Union
      $43,814/yr
      Range: $36K - $47K
      4 salaries
      $43,814
      $36K$47K
      Trib Total Media
      $33,726/yr
      Range: $29K - $40K
      4 salaries
      $33,726
      $29K$40K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $60,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $40,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $40,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $37,592
      per year
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $37,592 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Tucson, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $45,500
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $45,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $12
      hourly
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Milledgeville, GA Area area reported making $12 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Milledgeville, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
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