Production Proofreader

Compare proofs of store advertisements with original copy to detect errors.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Production Proofreaders do?

Compares proofs of store advertisements with original copy to detect errors in printed material. Reads proofs and corrects errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using proofreader’s marks. Routes proofs with corrections to be reprinted and reads corrected proofs.

Should I be a Production Proofreader?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Production Proofreader

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