Proofreaders and Copyeditors

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Steady Growth
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Occupation Description

Proofreaders and copy makers read transcript or proofs to find and mark areas that need edit due to grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes those proofreaders working with Braille.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

11300

Job Openings By 2020

3300

Growth Rate

4.8%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors Degree in English
Bachelors Degree in Journalism

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth