Proofreader Salary in United States

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What is the average salary for a Proofreader?

The average salary of a Proofreader in United States is $17.0. Salaries start from $9.3 and go up to $26.3. 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 $26.3
Starting ($9.34)
Junior ($12.32)
Experienced ($15.93)
Senior ($21.19)
Highest ($26.26)
Highest

The top 10% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$26.3
Senior

The top 25% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$21.2
Experienced

The middle 50% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$15.9
Junior

The bottom 25% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$12.3
Starting

The bottom 10% of Proofreaders in United States earn:

$9.3

Historical salary

Proofreader salary by state

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State Salary Rank
District of Columbia 24.1 1
California 21.3 2
Massachusetts 20.0 3
Illinois 19.4 4
New Hampshire 18.0 5
New York 17.8 6
Arizona 17.8 7
Florida 17.7 8
Washington 17.6 9
Texas 17.1 10
United States 17.0 11
New Jersey 16.9 12
Oregon 16.8 13
North Carolina 16.7 14
Idaho 16.7 15
Connecticut 16.6 16
Virginia 16.5 17
Pennsylvania 16.3 18
Missouri 16.1 19
Arkansas 16.1 20
Wisconsin 16.0 21
Nevada 16.0 22
Utah 15.9 23
Iowa 15.8 24
Colorado 15.7 25
Georgia 15.6 26
New Mexico 15.5 27
Kentucky 15.2 28
Minnesota 15.1 29
Michigan 15.1 30
Tennessee 15.1 31
Indiana 15.0 32
Maryland 14.9 33
Oklahoma 14.9 34
Mississippi 14.5 35
South Carolina 14.4 36
Maine 14.2 37
Kansas 14.1 38
Nebraska 14.0 39
West Virginia 13.0 40
Ohio 12.5 41

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