How much does a Proofreader make in Chicago, IL? The average Proofreader salary in Chicago, IL is $55,865 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $49,025 and $63,792. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Proofreader

Proofreader proofreads, reviews and edits documents for accurate use of grammar and content. Corrects any grammatical, spelling, typographical, or compositional errors in original copy. Being a Proofreader typically requires an associate degree. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Proofreader has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Proofreader typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may have 2 years experience with additional training or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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