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Copy Editors


Median annual earnings for all editors were $59,480 in May 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $31,500, and the highest paid 10 percent earned $117,810 or more. The mean annual earnings for all editors in newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishing were $65,890, while those employed by colleges, universities, and professional schools earned $64,550.

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