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Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $19.01
Statewide median: $21.49


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Proofreaders and Copy Markers *

Area Low Median High
$15.40 $19.78 $26.34
$15.59 $19.01 $23.89
Central Minnesota
$14.09 $15.83 $22.39
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.38 $19.00 $23.88

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 270 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Proofreaders and Copy Markers most often work?


Current Demand

No data available.


Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 859 new Proofreaders and Copy Markers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Proofreaders and Copy Markers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 14,700 15,300 600 3.8%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 517 565 48 9.3%
Central Minnesota 20 20 0 0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 401 462 61 15.2%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.