Editing/Writing Fees

EDITING AND WRITING FEES
TYPE OF WORK
ESTIMATED PACE
RANGE OF FEES
EDITING
Editing, basic copyediting 5-10 ms pgs/hr $30-40/hr
Editing, heavy copyediting 2–5 ms pgs/hr $40–50/hr
Editing, website copyediting $40-50/hr
Editing, developmental 1–5 pgs/hr $45–55/hr
Editing, substantive or line 1–6 ms pgs/hr $40–60/hr
LAYOUT
Layout, books 6-10 pgs/hr $45-85/hr
Layout, newsletters 1-4 pgs/hr $40-100/hr
MANUSCRIPT EVALUATION $45-55/hr
PROOFREADING 9-13 ms pgs/hr $30-35/hr
RESEARCHING $40-75/hr
WRITING 1-3 ms pgs/hr
Writing, fiction $40-50/hr
20¢-25¢/wd
Writing, ghostwriting $50-60/hr
26¢-50¢/wd
Writing, journalism $40-50/hr
26¢-50¢/wd
Writing, nonspecified $40-100/hr
20¢-$2/wd
Writing, technical/trade $50-60/hr
45¢-55¢/wd