How much does a Proofreader make?

Updated 29 Nov 2021
£26,005 /yr
Average Base Pay

25 salaries

£18K

Low

£26K

Average

£38K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Proofreader make? The national average salary for a Proofreader is £26,005 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Proofreader salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 25 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Proofreader 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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Related Job Titles

Copy Writer

£27,440

per year

Freelance Proofreader

£37,307

per year

Copyeditor

£28,557

per year

Editing

£31,595

per year

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Springer Nature
3.6

Springer Nature

Proofreader
About 

£26K -£29K

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£26K

£29K

£26,471 - £28,683 Range

Chambers and Partners
4.1

Chambers and Partners

Proofreader
About 

£28K -£35K

£28K

£35K

£28,127 - £34,738 Range

Westminster Forum Projects
1.8

Westminster Forum Projects

Proofreader
About 

£16K -£26K

£16K

£26K

£16,435 - £26,000 Range

McCann
3.2

McCann

Proofreader
About 

£27K -£30K

£27K

£30K

£27,055 - £29,959 Range

The Training Hub
3.6

The Training Hub

Proofreader
About 

£21K -£23K

£21K

£23K

£20,849 - £23,398 Range

Proofed
3.8

Proofed

Proofreader - Hourly
About 

£8 -£21

 hourly

£8

£21

£8 - £21 Range

Adecco
3.6

Adecco

Proofreader
About 

£25K -£27K

£25K

£27K

£24,761 - £26,978 Range

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NHS England
3.8

NHS England

Proofreader
About 

£288K -£314K

£288K

£314K

£288,166 - £313,879 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Proofreader
About 

£31K -£33K

£31K

£33K

£30,731 - £33,162 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Proofreader - Hourly Contractor
About 

£21 -£23

 hourly

£21

£23

£21 - £23 Range

Specsavers
3.4

Specsavers

Proofreader
About 

£17K -£18K

£17K

£18K

£16,665 - £18,141 Range

QA
3.5

QA

Proofreader
About 

£25K -£26K

£25K

£26K

£24,525 - £26,150 Range

CeX Webuy Entertainment
3.5

CeX Webuy Entertainment

Proofreader - Hourly
About 

£20 -£22

 hourly

£20

£22

£20 - £22 Range

Hogarth Worldwide
3.5

Hogarth Worldwide

Proofreader
About 

£29K -£32K

£29K

£32K

£29,364 - £31,976 Range

Hogarth Worldwide
3.5

Hogarth Worldwide

Proofreader - Hourly Contractor
About 

£28 -£30

 hourly

£28

£30

£28 - £30 Range

WLT Group
3

WLT Group

Proofreader
About 

£31K -£34K

£31K

£34K

£31,146 - £33,856 Range

BPP Holdings
4

BPP Holdings

Proofreader - Hourly
About 

£20 -£22

 hourly

£20

£22

£20 - £22 Range

Pole To Win
3.7

Pole To Win

Proofreader
About 

£18K -£20K

£18K

£20K

£18,315 - £19,662 Range

Pole To Win
3.7

Pole To Win

Proofreader - Contractor
About 

£19K -£20K

£19K

£20K

£18,872 - £20,235 Range

TransPerfect
3.1

TransPerfect

Proofreader
About 

£24K -£26K

£24K

£26K

£23,830 - £25,663 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Proofreader salaries

The national average salary for a Proofreader is £26,005 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Proofreader salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Proofreader employees.

The highest salary for a Proofreader in United Kingdom is £37,784 per year.

The lowest salary for a Proofreader in United Kingdom is £17,898 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£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
£33,500
per year
A Copy Editor in the Cambridge Area area reported making £33,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£40,000
per year
A Foreign Desk Editor in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£32,000
per year
A Proofreader in the London Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£23,500
per year
A Proofreader in the Leicester Area area reported making £23,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leicester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£18,000
per year
A Copy Editor in the Cardiff Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cardiff Area area
 
Part-time
£24,000
per year
A Copy Editor in the Bristol Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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