Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Legal Proofreader make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$54,459 / yrTotal Pay
$51,079 / yrBase Pay
$3,380 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,459

 / yr
$35K$86K
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The estimated total pay for a Legal Proofreader is $54,459 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,079 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,380 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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R.R. Donnelley
3.5
Legal ProofreaderSee 8 salaries from all locations

$27

 / hr

$28

 / hr

$27

 / hr

$26

 / hr

$33

 / hr

$65,345

 / yr

$64,319

 / yr

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What is the pay outlook for Legal?

The legal field is expected to see continued demand to meet increased regulatory and tax compliance needs in the future. Employees will increasingly work with artificial intelligence and automated services, with workers shifting towards advisory roles rather than document review. Companies are expected to shift more work to in-house legal staff and away from law firm partnerships due to the high cost of outside counsel. Most work in the field requires higher education and offers above-median pay.

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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Legal Officer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$7,000

/mo

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Legal

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$62,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Legal

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$192,500

/yr

$175K | $18K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Legal

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Legal

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Legal Document Preparation Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Legal

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$63,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago

Legal Proofreader pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Legal Proofreader is $51,079 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Legal Proofreader salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 18 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal Proofreader employees.

The highest salary for a Legal Proofreader in United States is $79,769 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal Proofreader in United States is $32,708 per year.

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