Career Outlook for Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Also known as:  Braille Proofreader, Clerical Proofreader, Copy Reader, Editorial Assistant, Format Proofreader, Proofreader
The overall job outlook for Proofreader or Copy Marker careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 37.85 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 6.31 percent per year. Demand for Proofreaders and Copy Markers is expected to go up, with an expected 4,340 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.25 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Proofreaders and Copy Markers in the following states
California 1,450
New York 1,370
Maryland 730
Florida 630
New Jersey 560
Illinois 550
Texas 550
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Proofreaders and Copy Markers
Puerto Rico 30
Hawaii 30
Vermont 30
Mississippi 30
Rhode Island 40
Oklahoma 50
Nevada 50