$35k $35k
13k 13k
-2.4% -2.4%
3.3/5 3.3/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does a Proofreader make in Illinois?

Average Proofreader Hourly Wage in Illinois

Proofreaders earn a median hourly wage of $19.45. Hourly wages typically start from $11.22 and go up to $29.73.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Proofreader Yearly Salary in Illinois

Proofreaders earn a median salary of $40,460 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,340 and go up to $61,850.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

45%
Full-Time
55%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.9
SCORE
278
RATINGS
Proofreaders average a score of 2.9 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Proofreaders in the 33th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Proofreader Earnings by Seniority

Top End Proofreader Earnings

The highest earning Proofreaders in Illinois earn:

$29.73
an hour
$61,850
per year
Senior Proofreader Earnings

Senior Proofreaders in Illinois earn:

$25.60
an hour
$53,240
per year
Experienced Proofreader Earnings

Experienced Proofreaders in Illinois earn:

$19.45
an hour
$40,460
per year
Junior Proofreader Earnings

Junior Proofreaders in Illinois earn:

$15.92
an hour
$33,110
per year
Starting Proofreader Earnings

Starting Proofreaders in Illinois earn:

$11.22
an hour
$23,340
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Proofreader salary comparison

Proofreaders earn less than 88% percent of Journalism & Writing careers in Illinois. Proofreader salaries are in the bottom 70% of all careers in Illinois.

Proofreader Salary $40k
Source:

Historical salary for Proofreaders in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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