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Copy Editor Salary
in Delaware, United States

$63,671 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Copy Editor is $63,671 a year and $31 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Copy Editor is between $45,989 and $78,311. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Copy Editor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Edits, checks, and prepares written material for publication, performing a variety of duties.
  • Reads copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
  • Verifies facts, dates, and statistics using standard reference sources.
  • Rewrites or modifies copy to conform to publication's style and editorial policy, and marks copy for typesetter using standard symbols to indicate how type should be set.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Copy Editor Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Jan 14
Dover, DE, USA
Gate House Media Corp
Designing and editing special sections * Working with local editors to continually improve our publications * Creating promotional pieces and material * Be a true multi-tasker, able to handle ...
Dec 5
Lewes, DE, USA
Beebe Healthcare
The person has exceptional news/feature writing and copy editing skills and a desire to tell a good story. Will serve as the primary responder to routine media inquiries while also developing and ...