Training Requirements for Proofreaders And Copy Markers

Proofreaders and copy markers need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Proofreaders and copy markers
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 13.3
Some College 19.9
Associates Degree 5.1
Bachelors Degree 42.5
Masters Degree 15.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.3

Employment Outlook for Proofreaders And Copy Markers

This represents about 13,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less proofreaders and copy markers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Proofreaders And Copy Markers

Hourly Income

On average,proofreaders and copy markers make $19.06 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Proofreaders and copy markers $10.41 $13.53 $17.77 $23.24 $29.10
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Other office and administrative support workers $9.46 $11.60 $15.19 $19.49 $24.71
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, proofreaders and copy markers make $39,640 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Proofreaders and copy markers $21,660 $28,150 $36,960 $48,350 $60,530
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Other office and administrative support workers $19,680 $24,130 $31,590 $40,550 $51,400
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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