Hire Proofreaders


Why Hire Proofreaders

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.

Proofreader Job Responsibilities

Proofreaders are expected to:

  • Read, understand, and interpret the written material produced by web content writers, technical writers, and other content producers
  • Find and correct technical, factual, and grammatical errors in many different types of written material
  • Simplify language for a wide range of consumer groups

Proofreader Experience Needed

Generally, a typical candidate for this position should have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Writing, English, or Editing
  • Two to five years of experience with proofreading and editing; a Master’s degree may substitute for work experience

Proofreader Salary

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.

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