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Proofreader

43

Statewide
Job Postings
351st

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
250

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$12.43 - $18.49

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$12.91 - $22.62

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Proofreader - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 43 job postings for the occupation of Proofreader in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Proofreader. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Proofreader Do:

Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.

Common Job Activities:

  • Mark copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using standard printers' marks.
  • Read corrected copies or proofs to ensure that all corrections have been made.
  • Correct or record omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found.
  • Compare information or figures on one record against same data on other records, or with original copy, to detect errors.
  • Route proofs with marked corrections to authors, editors, typists, or typesetters for correction or reprinting.
  • Consult reference books or secure aid of readers to check references with rules of grammar and composition.
  • Typeset and measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements, such as copy and illustrations, to verify conformance to specifications, using printer's ruler or layout software.
  • Consult with authors and editors regarding manuscript changes and suggestions.
  • Archive documents, conduct research, and read copy, using the internet and various computer programs.
  • Write original content such as headlines, cutlines, captions, and cover copy.
  • Read proof sheets aloud, calling out punctuation marks and spelling unusual words and proper names.

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