What is the salary of a Proofreader?

The average salary of a Proofreader in United States is $35,300. Salaries start from around $19,430 and go up to $54,620. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$54,620
Starting ($19.4k)
Junior ($25.6k)
Experienced ($33.1k)
Senior ($44.1k)
Highest ($54.6k)
Highest

The top 10% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$54,620
Senior

The top 25% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$44,080
Experienced

The middle 50% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$33,130
Junior

The bottom 25% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$25,620
Starting

The bottom 10% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$19,430

Historical salary

Proofreader salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Arizona 37,000 7
Arkansas 33,400 19
California 44,400 2
Colorado 32,600 24
Connecticut 34,600 15
District of Columbia 50,200 1
Florida 36,700 8
Georgia 32,500 25
Idaho 34,800 13
Illinois 40,300 4
Indiana 31,100 31
Iowa 33,000 23
Kansas 29,300 37
Kentucky 31,600 27
Maine 29,600 36
Maryland 31,000 33
Massachusetts 41,600 3
Michigan 31,500 29
Minnesota 31,500 28
Mississippi 30,200 34
Missouri 33,600 18
Nebraska 29,200 38
Nevada 33,300 21
New Hampshire 37,400 5
New Jersey 35,100 11
New Mexico 32,300 26
New York 37,100 6
North Carolina 34,800 14
Ohio 26,000 40
Oklahoma 31,000 32
Oregon 34,800 12
Pennsylvania 33,900 17
South Carolina 29,800 35
Tennessee 31,400 30
Texas 35,500 10
Utah 33,000 22
Virginia 34,300 16
Washington 36,500 9
West Virginia 26,900 39
Wisconsin 33,300 20

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