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1,036 SalariesUpdated Sep 20, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$50,820/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$36K
Low
$51K
Average
$75K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,441
Range$353 - $5,471
How much does a Copy Editor make?

The national average salary for a Copy Editor is $50,820 in United States. Filter by location to see Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,036 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copy Editor employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      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
      $33,600/yr
      Range: $26K - $46K
      11 salaries
      $33,600/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
      SmartBrief
      $44,172/yr
      Range: $41K - $54K
      4 salaries
      $44,172/yr
      $41K$54K
      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

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $50,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $37,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $37,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Charlotte, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $77,216
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $77,216 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $53,456
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $53,456 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $33,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Wilmington, NC Area area reported making $33,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Wilmington, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
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