$35k $35k
13k 13k
-2.4% -2.4%
3.9/5 3.9/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does a Proofreader make in Pennsylvania?

Average Proofreader Hourly Wage in Pennsylvania

Proofreaders earn a median hourly wage of $15.33. Hourly wages typically start from $11.38 and go up to $23.61.

Average Proofreader Yearly Salary in Pennsylvania

Proofreaders earn a median salary of $31,900 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,670 and go up to $49,110.

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How to Become a Proofreader

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Proofreader Earnings by Seniority

Top End Proofreader Earnings

The highest earning Proofreaders in Pennsylvania earn:

$23.61
an hour
$49,110
per year
Senior Proofreader Earnings

Senior Proofreaders in Pennsylvania earn:

$19.06
an hour
$39,640
per year
Experienced Proofreader Earnings

Experienced Proofreaders in Pennsylvania earn:

$15.33
an hour
$31,900
per year
Junior Proofreader Earnings

Junior Proofreaders in Pennsylvania earn:

$13.10
an hour
$27,240
per year
Starting Proofreader Earnings

Starting Proofreaders in Pennsylvania earn:

$11.38
an hour
$23,670
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 Pennsylvania. Proofreader salaries are in the bottom 95% of all careers in Pennsylvania.

Proofreader Salary $34k

Historical salary for Proofreaders in Pennsylvania

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

Should I be a Proofreader?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Proofreader? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good proofreader? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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