Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Illinois
Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Proofreader or Copy Marker?
While jobs for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Illinois are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Illinois is expected to decrease.
Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Proofreaders and Copy Markers Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 450 Proofreaders and Copy Markers working in the state.
There were 460 Proofreaders and Copy Markers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 100 Proofreaders and Copy Markers working in it, which means Illinois has more Proofreaders and Copy Markers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in this state are declining at a rate of 1.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 1.4%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 510 total jobs in 2026 for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 14,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Proofreaders and Copy Markers Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Proofreaders and Copy Markers ranged from $27,150 to $69,350 with $46,810 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.05 to $33.34. The median hourly rate was $22.51.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.32 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.81.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Proofreaders and Copy Markers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Proofreaders and Copy Markers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||40||$38,170|
Top States for Proofreaders and Copy Markers Employment
View the list below to see where most Proofreaders and Copy Markers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||100||$49,050|
Below are the states where Proofreaders and Copy Markers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$49,050|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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