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Copy Editors

Employment Prospects


Approximately 118,300 editors (including copy editors) are employed in the United States. One of the best things about the field of editing is that there are many kinds of opportunities for copy editors. The most obvious employers for copy editors are newspapers, magazines, and books, with slightly more opportunities for online publications. If you have a strong interest in a particular field, you will undoubtedly find various publishers that specialize in it.

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