Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Pennsylvania
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While jobs for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Pennsylvania are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Pennsylvania is expected to decrease.
Proofreaders and Copy Markers in Pennsylvania earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Proofreaders and Copy Markers Work in Pennsylvania?
In 2018, there were 440 Proofreaders and Copy Markers working in the state.
There were 390 Proofreaders and Copy Markers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 100 Proofreaders and Copy Markers working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Proofreaders and Copy Markers than average.
Job Projections for Pennsylvania
Jobs for Proofreaders and Copy Markers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 1.4%.
Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 510 jobs for Pennsylvania Proofreaders and Copy Markers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 14,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Proofreaders and Copy Markers Make in Pennsylvania?
In 2018 wages for Proofreaders and Copy Markers ranged from $23,000 to $57,650 with $35,160 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.06 to $27.72. The median hourly rate was $16.9.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.97 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.93.
The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Pennsylvania 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||1,560||$47,580|
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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