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Production Proofreader Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,931 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$746

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Proofreader is $46,931 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Proofreader is between $34,996 and $56,862. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Proofreads advertisement copy.
  • Compares proofs of store advertisements with original copy to detect errors in printed material.
  • Reads proofs and corrects errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using proofreader's marks.
  • Routes proofs with corrections to be reprinted and reads corrected proofs.
Production Proofreader Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Job family population: 11,420

Estimated population of Production Proofreader jobs: 2,391

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,405
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Production Proofreader Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Merchandising Coordinator
Apr 5
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
S&S Activewear
Review all catalog copy for new products * Proofing catalogs, pricing, table of contents, and index * Attend vendor merchandising meetings for upcoming year Requirements * A very creative individual ...
Production Systems Engineer
May 13
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Julian Electric Inc.
Poka-yoke (error proofing) where possible to prevent errors. * Investigate production and process issues providing technical support and training. * Manage the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs
Production Systems Engineer
May 6
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Julian Electric Inc.
Poka-yoke (error proofing) where possible to prevent errors. * Investigate production and process issues providing technical support and training. * Manage the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs
Proofreader
May 6
Deerfield, IL, USA
PureRED
PureRED is seeking a Proofreader to join our onsite team at a large retail client in Deerfield, IL. ... product is error-free, consistent, and accurate. You will be expected to meet tight deadlines and ...
Product Development Coordinator (junior level position)
May 13
Berkeley, IL, USA
Honey-Can-Do International
Qualities you have: like to be busy, can switch gears quickly, appreciate a good mystery, are an excellent proofreader, are good with numbers, and want to roll-up your sleeves and grow into a product ...
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