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Copy Editor Salary
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How much does a Copy Editor make in the United States?
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$60,796 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$29 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,502 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average copy editor salary in United States is $60,796 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,502. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$43,480 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$77,002 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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