Copy Editor Salary in Austin, Texas

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Average Salary for Copy Editor in Austin, Texas

The average salary of a(n) Copy Editor in Austin, Texas is $58,175.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Copy Editor in Austin, Texas is $27.97.

The average bonus of a(n) Copy Editor in Austin, Texas is $1,437.00.

Job Description:

Edits, checks, and prepares written material for publication, performing a variety of duties. Reads copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. Verifies facts, dates, and statistics using standard reference sources. Rewrites or modifies copy to conform to publication's style and editorial policy, and marks copy for typesetter using standard symbols to indicate how type should be set. Reads galley and page proofs to detect errors and indicates corrections, using standard proofreading symbols. May confer with authors regarding changes made to manuscript. May select and crop photographs and illustrative materials to conform to space and subject matter requirements. May prepare page layouts to position and space articles and illustrations. May write or rewrite headlines, captions, columns, articles, and stories according to publication requirements. May initiate or reply to correspondence regarding material published or being considered for publication. May read and evaluate submitted manuscripts. Less

Edits, checks, and prepares written material for publication, performing a variety of duties. Reads copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. Verifies facts, dates, and statistics using standard reference sources. Rewrites or modifies copy to conform to publication's... More

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