Copy editor salaries
The latest Newspaper Industry Compensation Survey shows disappointing numbers for copy editors:
Pay for beginning copy editors, on average, rose 1.5 percent last year. Pay for experienced copy editors 1.4 percent.
The published material doesn't include an average base salary for copy editors, but here are some other figures E&P got:
Beginning reporters: $29,048
Sports editors: $52,632
Inside sales rep: $36,077
Want another reason to think about a switch to the Web? Online editors had an 8.8 percent increase in total direct pay.