A company needs to hire Proofreaders in order to ensure the quality of its written materials. This can include printed brochures, newspapers, and flyers, as well as online content such as websites and social media posts. A Proofreader ensures that this written material is grammatically correct and easily readable. In some cases, a Proofreader may also deal with the look of the text on a page or website.
Proofreaders are expected to:
Generally, a typical candidate for this position should have:
The average salary for a Proofreader is highly dependent upon the size of the company and the magnitude of work. In general, however, the average compensation per year is $47,000. Benefits typically include health insurance and access to a company-sponsored retirement plan.