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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Proofreader make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$79,147 / yrTotal Pay
$38,954 / yrBase Pay
$40,193 / yrAdditional Pay

$79,147

 / yr
$21K$456K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Proofreader is $79,147 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $38,954 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 $40,193 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. The typical Proofreader salary is $38,954. Salaries can range from $20,699 - $456,095. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Proofreader in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $79,147.

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R.R. Donnelley
3.4

R.R. Donnelley

Proofreader - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $14 - $31
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$14

$31

$14 - $31 Range

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Uhlig
2.2

Uhlig

Proofreader - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Quad
3.3

Quad

Proofreader - Hourly

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Tax Analysts
3.6

Tax Analysts

Proofreader

$44,884

 /yr
Range: $38K - $47K

$38K

$47K

$37,839 - $46,774 Range

Stream Companies
4.1

Stream Companies

Proofreader

$41,618

 /yr
Range: $39K - $46K

$39K

$46K

$38,723 - $46,455 Range

Gleim Publications
4.0

Gleim Publications

Proofreader - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Allen Press
2.8

Allen Press

Proofreader - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

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WLT Group
3.1

WLT Group

Proofreader - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Hit Promotional Products
2.7

Hit Promotional Products

Proofreader - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Lionbridge
3.7

Lionbridge

Proofreader - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $25 - $28

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Vertical Screen
2.8

Vertical Screen

Proofreader - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

PostcardMania
4.3

PostcardMania

Proofreader - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Focus Forward
2.9

Focus Forward

Proofreader - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $14

$14

$14

$14 - $14 Range

Tantor Media
3.1

Tantor Media

Proofreader

$35,693

 /yr
Range: $30K - $36K

$30K

$36K

$29,568 - $36,053 Range

IntelliShop
2.9

IntelliShop

Proofreader - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

Allgoods
3.6

Allgoods

Proofreader - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16

$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

Foot Locker
3.7

Foot Locker

Proofreader

$40,143

 /yr
Range: $37K - $40K

$37K

$40K

$37,381 - $40,218 Range

Morgan Lewis
4.0

Morgan Lewis

Proofreader

$53,864

 /yr
Range: $51K - $56K

$51K

$56K

$51,163 - $55,737 Range

American Marketing and Publishing
4.0

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Keypath Education
4.3

$39,849

 /yr
Range: $37K - $46K

$37K

$46K

$37,429 - $45,663 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Proofreader salaries

The national average salary for a Proofreader is $43,478 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Proofreader salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 333 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Proofreader employees.

The highest salary for a Proofreader in United States is $66,849 per year.

The lowest salary for a Proofreader in United States is $28,278 per year.

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