Proofreader salary

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What is the average salary for a Proofreader?

The average salary of a Proofreader is $35,300. Salaries start from $19,430 and go up to $54,620. Please note that the average salary for a Proofreader may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $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
District of Columbia 50,210 1
California 44,380 2
Massachusetts 41,570 3
Illinois 40,330 4
New Hampshire 37,380 5
New York 37,070 6
Arizona 37,000 7
Florida 36,730 8
Washington 36,520 9
Texas 35,540 10
United States 35,300 11
New Jersey 35,090 12
Oregon 34,840 13
Idaho 34,780 14
North Carolina 34,770 15
Connecticut 34,610 16
Virginia 34,310 17
Pennsylvania 33,850 18
Missouri 33,560 19
Arkansas 33,430 20
Wisconsin 33,270 21
Nevada 33,250 22
Utah 32,970 23
Iowa 32,950 24
Colorado 32,590 25
Georgia 32,450 26
New Mexico 32,270 27
Kentucky 31,550 28
Minnesota 31,480 29
Michigan 31,470 30
Tennessee 31,400 31
Indiana 31,130 32
Oklahoma 31,000 33
Maryland 30,990 34
Mississippi 30,180 35
South Carolina 29,840 36
Maine 29,590 37
Kansas 29,300 38
Nebraska 29,210 39
West Virginia 26,940 40
Ohio 26,000 41

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