Get Your Proofreading Project Started Today!

Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on Upwork and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

Browse Proofreading job posts for project examples or post your job on Upwork for free!

Proofreading Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Proofreading projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

Upwork Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,761 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

1,761

Time to Complete Upwork Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on Upwork.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

4.80
Last updated: September 1, 2015
Clear all filters
  1. Galina Rupchanska

    Galina Rupchanska

    Linguist - English, Bulgarian & all Slavic languages

    Bulgaria - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 12 years I have been working with local and foreign companies - translating on a daily basis; these include: - one of the biggest Bulgarian companies - "M-Tel" - a mobile operator (translating press-releases); - one of the biggest American subtitling companies - "Deluxe Digital Studios" (translating, proofreading, S/IQC of various features, featurettes and trailers); multiple accountancy and law companies - translating and editing their documentation and presentations. - some of the best international translation platforms. For the past six years I have been translating, transcribing and recording training and teaching materials for an audit company. I have also served them as a copywriter. My multiple publications in various spheres on local and national level (mostly books and magazines) have been highly estimated. Since 2003 I have been working with the Union of the Bulgarian Writers - provided overall interpretation for their international seminars, translating books (including poetry) into English and editing Bulgarian and English texts of various nature. I have translated about 15 novels from English, 2 from Czech, 2 to English and 5 poetry books. I have interpreted (simultaneously) from and to English on many International forums and meetings. I founded my company Galexa Pro Ltd. in 2009 to meet the growing needs and requirements of my customers. They work with me because of my professionalism and loyalty - qualities that are currently the basis of my company.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    22 hours
    4.98
  2. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,692 hours
    5.00
  3. Arleen N.

    Arleen N.

    Japanese Translator JLPT 1, Transcriptionist, Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    My 12 years experience in translation includes translations in the fields of automotive manufacturing, disk manufacturing, laws and legal documents and contracts, IT and software development and sales, leisure, travel and tourism, gaming sports, casino, accounting and management and many other more. My core competency and strength as translator lies in the completion of a project in due time and efficient use of appropriate technical terms. I continuously seek background knowledge in various fields for me to have a complete comprehension of what I have to translate and to deliver quality work. I have also gained my skills in transcription, data entry working as assistant to Japanese Expatriates where I developed the value of being goal-oriented. The mantra I use and which is my ultimate goal in every project I take is CLIENT SATISFACTION.

    $11.11 /hr
    117 hours
    4.80
  4. Chrystal Mahan

    Chrystal Mahan

    MBA Professional

    United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    For you, the client, I provide fast, quality work in Accounting/Bookkeeping with 20 years experience with an MBA. Court Transcription Proofreading and General Proofing, Website setup and design services. Data Entry, Virtual Assistance, Transcription, Social Media Marketing and Copywriting with 10 years experience. Experienced eBook Publisher.

    $16.00 /hr
    69 hours
    4.87
  5. Luz Ortuno

    Luz Ortuno

    Project Officer / Freelance Translator-Eng Ital Span / Bilingual Admin

    Venezuela - Tests: 3

    To use my strong professional skills as a translator and interpreter of English, Italian and Spanish, jointly with my corporate background as a Project Officer, to work online for a company that will help me to grow even more as a professional and get the opportunity to do it from anywhere in the world.

    $6.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Laura B.

    Laura B.

    Experienced Administrative assistant/VA

    Cameroon - Tests: 12

    Quick, ingenious and hard - working administrative assistant with 7+ years of experience in various industries including USG, audit and NGOs. Perfectly bilingual English- french I can also do translations. I have strong MS office skills, ability to work without supervision, detail oriented, flexible and focused.

    $10.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  7. Irish ruby P.

    Irish ruby P.

    Snippet Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 3

    I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

    $4.11 /hr
    2,108 hours
    5.00
  8. Janice C.

    Janice C.

    USA and globally certified HR, policy, and documentation expert

    Mexico - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    I am from the UK, English is my mother tongue and I have been living in Mexico for the past 8 years. I am looking for a position where I can put my global knowledge and skills to good use. I have international experience in the US, UK, Asia and Mexico. I have acted as a recruiting partner to managers and corporate HR for all their recruiting needs for multiple businesses. I have led programs in the past on workforce and salary planning. I have been a consultant to employees and managers alike and enjoy the challenges this brings. I love working with start ups and have helped many with employee handbooks/manuals as well as contracts.

    $18.89 /hr
    9,041 hours
    4.99
  9. jennifer martelino

    jennifer martelino

    CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERT/VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE SPECIALIST

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    I have strong 8 years experience in the field of Customer Service, 10 years experience as Executive Assistant, six (6) years in Banking and Finance particularly in the field of signature verification and bank document evaluation and assessment, and twelve (12) years administrative work experience, and six-year experience as a College Teacher. Solid experience in Odesk as contractor with the same employer for more than 4years now, as Operations Support Specialist with administrative and customer service. Help positions in the past as Operations Analyst, Sales Training Leader, and Customer Service Team Leader. With a BS degree in Commerce Major in Business Administration and 24 units in MBA, and with the diverse work experience and training I have gained, I have a full understanding of the importance of dedication and discipline in doing one's work successfully. Fields of specialization: Banking and Finance; Executive Assistance and Administrative; Teaching/Training; Technical Writing, Reports and Presentation Preparation; Basic Accounting; and Customer Service.

    $7.78 /hr
    16,444 hours
    4.82