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Proofreader Salary

How much does a Proofreader make in California, United States?
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Salary Data for Proofreader

$46,611 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$722 (USD)/yr

$46,089 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$722 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Proofreads original copy or typed setup, to detect and mark grammatical, typographical, mathematical, or compositional errors. Reads copy attentively; marks errors with standard proofreaders' marks. Returns marked proof for correction. Checks proof after revisions are made to be sure that all corrections have been made.
The average proofreader salary in California, United States is $46,611 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. This is 10% higher (+$4,119) than the average proofreader salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $722. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$34,805 (USD)

$56,428 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$54,035 (USD)

16 %

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

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