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Editor Copy Salary
in San Diego, California

$67,890 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Editor Copy is $67,890 a year and $33 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Editor Copy is between $49,037 and $83,501. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Editor Copy. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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.
Editor Copy Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Editors

Job family population: 96,890

Estimated population of Editor Copy jobs: 4,557

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Editor Copy Job Listings for San Diego, California

Managing Editor
Jun 13
The Coast News Group
There is a copy editor and a community news editor to help. Must be a team player with an agreeable personality. This is not a big organization. No crybabies or wannabes need apply. Handwork involved.
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Circa Interactive
Work directly with our art director, editors, and VP of marketing and communications to help our university partners tell the most effective stories and ensure our copy and creative is consistent ...
Lead Copywriter (Remote)
May 14
San Diego, CA, USA
LifeSOULutions That Work, LLC
Review copy / content writers' and editors' work to ensure all objectives are met and quality meets expectations. * Evaluate current copy / content writers skill sets and work to evaluate where on ...
May 22
San Diego, CA, USA
TechData Service Company LLC
Work alongside the account, creative and marketing communication teams to ensure copy works in ... 5 years of experience in proofreading/editing content at an agency, production house ...
Web Designer
Jun 10
San Diego, CA, USA
Suna Solutions
... copy. · Selecting and editing photography, identifying needs and participating in photo shoots. Occasional illustration creation following illustrative style guide. · Contribution to brand style ...
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