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Proofreaders and Copy Markers
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or $21.12 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
Social Perceptiveness (31)
Assisting and Caring for Others (12)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (3)
not very important
How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Proofreaders and Copy Markers' job openings is expected to rise 2.4% by 2031
'Proofreaders and Copy Markers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Proofreaders and Copy Markers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Proofreaders and Copy Markers' was $43,940, or $21.12 hourly
'Proofreaders and Copy Markers' are paid 4.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as proofreaders and copy markers?
As of 2021 there were 5,340 people employed as Proofreaders and Copy Markers within the United States.
This represents around 0.004% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 26 thousand people are employed as Proofreaders and Copy Markers.
Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Excludes workers whose primary duty is editing copy. Includes proofreaders of braille.
SOC Code: 43-9081.00
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