How much does a copy editor make?
Copy Editors in the US make on average $61,838 annually or $29.73 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $103,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 per year. Professional companies and Media companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Copy Editor jobs are District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Copy Editor is 2.9 years.