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Copy Editor Salaries in United States

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Average Base Pay
$46,702/yr
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$32K
Low
$47K
Average
$69K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,365
Range$337 - $5,124
How much does a Copy Editor make?

The national average salary for a Copy Editor is $46,702 in United States. Filter by location to see Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,255 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
      $53,440/yr
      Range: $34K - $58K
      15 salaries
      $53,440/yr
      $34K$58K
      BH Media Group
      $38,183/yr
      Range: $30K - $50K
      13 salaries
      $38,183/yr
      $30K$50K
      Gannett
      $47,780/yr
      Range: $30K - $82K
      12 salaries
      $47,780/yr
      $30K$82K
      zulily
      $35,791/yr
      Range: $27K - $48K
      11 salaries
      $35,791/yr
      $27K$48K
      Dow Jones
      $74,267/yr
      Range: $62K - $93K
      10 salaries
      $74,267/yr
      $62K$93K
      The Washington Post
      $72,917/yr
      Range: $63K - $109K
      10 salaries
      $72,917/yr
      $63K$109K
      Groupon
      $39,720/yr
      Range: $37K - $46K
      7 salaries
      $39,720/yr
      $37K$46K

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      Gannett
      $15/hr
      Range: $11 - $20
      7 salaries
      $15/hr
      $11$20
      Los Angeles Times
      $81,332/yr
      Range: $45K - $94K
      5 salaries
      $81,332/yr
      $45K$94K
      Thomson Reuters
      $34,129/yr
      Range: $34K - $43K
      5 salaries
      $34,129/yr
      $34K$43K
      Lee Enterprises
      $38,734/yr
      Range: $38K - $40K
      4 salaries
      $38,734/yr
      $38K$40K
      CapTech
      $47,656/yr
      Range: $47K - $60K
      4 salaries
      $47,656/yr
      $47K$60K
      American Geophysical Union
      $48,445/yr
      Range: $38K - $50K
      4 salaries
      $48,445/yr
      $38K$50K
      Orange County Register
      $49,228/yr
      Range: $32K - $67K
      4 salaries
      $49,228/yr
      $32K$67K
      MediaNews
      $43,839/yr
      Range: $41K - $87K
      4 salaries
      $43,839/yr
      $41K$87K
      SmartBrief
      $46,909/yr
      Range: $41K - $57K
      4 salaries
      $46,909/yr
      $41K$57K
      Pearson
      $47,185/yr
      Range: $37K - $68K
      4 salaries
      $47,185/yr
      $37K$68K
      The Dominion Post
      $13/hr
      Range: $12 - $21
      4 salaries
      $13/hr
      $12$21
      The Boston Globe
      $78,810/yr
      Range: $69K - $102K
      4 salaries
      $78,810/yr
      $69K$102K
      Trib Total Media
      $34,596/yr
      Range: $30K - $41K
      4 salaries
      $34,596/yr
      $30K$41K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $57,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $57,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $11
      hourly
      A Copy Editor in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $11 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Richmond, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $16
      hourly
      A Copy Editor in the Lynchburg, VA Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Lynchburg, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      College / University
      $13
      hourly
      A Copy Editor/Page Designer in the Lincoln, NE Area area reported making $13 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Lincoln, NE Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $69,000
      per year
      A Copy Editor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $69,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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