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Copy Editor Salary

How much does a Copy Editor make in New York, United States?
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Salary Data for Copy Editor

$68,026 (USD)/yr

$33 (USD)/hr

$1,680 (USD)/yr

$67,190 (USD)/yr

$32 (USD)/hr

$1,680 (USD)/yr

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.
The average copy editor salary in New York, United States is $68,026 or an equivalent hourly rate of $33. This is 10% higher (+$6,251) than the average copy editor salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,680. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$49,135 (USD)

$83,668 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$78,860 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Copy Editor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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