Proofreader Salary

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What is the average salary for a Proofreader?

The average salary of a Proofreader 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.

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