How much does a Copy Editor make?

Updated 14 Jan 2022
£28,648 /yr
Average Base Pay

65 salaries

£19K

Low

£29K

Average

£43K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Copy Editor make? The national average salary for a Copy Editor is £28,648 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 65 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Copy Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Copy Editor£28,648 /yr
L3
Senior Copy Editor£31,911 /yr
L4
Lead Copy Editor£31,911 /yr
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Copyeditor

£28,557

per year

Copywriter

£28,966

per year

Assistant Editor

£26,798

per year

Copy Writer

£27,440

per year

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Springer Nature
3.6

Springer Nature

Copy Editor

£29,154

 /yr
Range: £28K - £30K
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£28K

£30K

£28,077 - £30,309 Range

Newsquest
3

Newsquest

Copy Editor

£19,295

 /yr
Range: £19K - £24K

£19K

£24K

£19,026 - £23,811 Range

Spandidos Publications
2.3

Spandidos Publications

Copy Editor

£25,662

 /yr
Range: £22K - £29K

£22K

£29K

£22,465 - £28,996 Range

Culture Trip
3.4

Culture Trip

Copy Editor

£26,750

 /yr
Range: £22K - £40K

£22K

£40K

£22,305 - £40,329 Range

TUI Group
4.3

TUI Group

Copy Editor
About 

£27K -£34K

£27K

£34K

£27,178 - £34,125 Range

Law Business Research
3.7

Law Business Research

Copy Editor
About 

£23K -£31K

£23K

£31K

£23,471 - £31,286 Range

Dow Jones
3.8

Dow Jones

Copy Editor
About 

£32K -£36K

£32K

£36K

£31,932 - £35,597 Range

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International Baccalaureate
3.4

International Baccalaureate

Copy Editor
About 

£17K -£19K

£17K

£19K

£17,053 - £18,785 Range

Green Park Content
3.6

Green Park Content

Copy Editor
About 

£29K -£32K

£29K

£32K

£29,441 - £31,870 Range

Marks & Spencer
3.8

Marks & Spencer

Copy Editor
About 

£40K -£43K

£40K

£43K

£39,556 - £43,235 Range

Ministry of Justice UK
3.8

Ministry of Justice UK

Copy Editor
About 

£29K -£32K

£29K

£32K

£28,682 - £31,509 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Copy Editor
About 

£49K -£53K

£49K

£53K

£48,921 - £52,981 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

Thomson Reuters

Copy Editor
About 

£74K -£80K

£74K

£80K

£73,633 - £79,633 Range

IHS Markit
4.1

IHS Markit

Copy Editor
About 

£25K -£27K

£25K

£27K

£24,624 - £26,547 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Copy Editor
About 

£16K -£18K

£16K

£18K

£16,009 - £17,539 Range

The Open University
4.1

The Open University

Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

£18 -£20

 hourly

£18

£20

£18 - £20 Range

Financial Times
4.2

Financial Times

Copy Editor
About 

£51K -£56K

£51K

£56K

£51,023 - £55,524 Range

Elsevier
4

Elsevier

Copy Editor
About 

£34K -£37K

£34K

£37K

£34,406 - £37,385 Range

Caterpillar
4

Caterpillar

Copy Editor
About 

£50K -£54K

£50K

£54K

£49,674 - £53,919 Range

Groupon
3.7

Groupon

Copy Editor
About 

£29K -£31K

£29K

£31K

£28,886 - £31,313 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Copy Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Copy Editor is £28,648 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 65 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Copy Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Copy Editor in United Kingdom is £43,126 per year.

The lowest salary for a Copy Editor in United Kingdom is £19,031 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent copy editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£30,000
per year
A Copy Editor in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£27,249
per year
A Copy Editor in the Cambridge Area area reported making £27,249 per year
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8-10 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
£1,000
monthly
A Proofreader in the London Area area reported making £1,000 per month
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London Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£28,996
per year
A Copy Editor in the London Area area reported making £28,996 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£18,035
per year
A Copy Editor in the Cardiff Area area reported making £18,035 per year
Job Highlights
Cardiff Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£21,000
per year
A Proofreader in the Nottingham Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£22
hourly
A Proofreader in the London Area area reported making £22 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public