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Proofreader Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$49,049 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Proofreader is $49,049 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Proofreader is between $36,625 and $59,379. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Proofreader. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Proofreads original copy or typed setup, to detect and mark grammatical, typographical, mathematical, or compositional errors.
  • Reads copy attentively; marks errors with standard proofreaders' marks.
  • Returns marked proof for correction.
  • Checks proof after revisions are made to be sure that all corrections have been made.
Proofreader Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Job family population: 11,420

Estimated population of Proofreader jobs: 1,889

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Proofreader Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Jun 17
New York, NY, USA
The Agency Worx
Our client, a full service advertising agency is seeking a freelance proofreader. The assignment is on-going and requires you to be on-site. Position Responsibilities: * Proofreads concepts, rounds ...
Legal Proofreader (2nd& 3rd Shift Available!)
Jun 21
Manhattan, NY, USA
KSG Consulting
Legal Proofreader (Full-Time Permanent, 2nd& 3rd Shift Available!) COMP PACKAGE: Base to $72K Paid Overtime, Bonus, Car Service (3rd Shift) Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K+, etc. ORGANIZATION: Elite ...
Legal Proofreader
Jun 7
New York, NY, USA
U.S.based Multinational Law Firm
Legal Proofreader Multiple Shifts with free car service home LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan DAYS/ HOURS: 5 Day (Monday - Friday, 12:00 AM - 8:00 AM) OR 4 Day (Monday - Thursday,11:30 PM ...
Proof Reader
Jun 21
Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA
Oxford Solutions
Opening for a Proofreader with our healthcare client. Looking for someone with 3 to 4 years of proofreading and/or copy editing experience with a meticulous approach to their work and an eye for ...
Proofreader @ NJ
Jun 14
Summit, NJ, USA
Proofreader / Quality Assurance Specialist Location: 86 Morris Avenue, Building L, Summit, NJ 07901 Duration: 10 Months Quality Assurance Specialist with editorial and copyediting experience within ...
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