Get Your Copy Editing Project Started Today!

Hire a copy editor today to review and correct, format, stylize and otherwise prepare written content for typesetting, publication or print. In addition to catching errors in writing, copy editors often standardize headers and footers, add headlines, and shorten or lengthen text to fit length limits. Their job is to make written information clear, concise, accurate and consistent.

Copy editing (also written as copyediting) involves the correction of punctuation, spelling, grammar, terminology, jargon and semantics to prepare text for publication in a particular style or voice. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find copy editors who can style and prepare publishable written content for businesses, professionals and individuals around the world.

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

Copy editing Job Cost Overview

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

Upwork Copy editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 495 Copy editing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

495

Time to Complete Upwork Copy editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Copy editing project on Upwork.

Average Copy editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Copy editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.84.

4.84
Last updated: September 1, 2015
Clear all filters
  1. Milena T.

    Milena T.

    Professor of Finance and Voice Over Artist

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    Obtain contract work in the field of finance utilizing my resources in the areas of economic and financial research, corporate financial management, and investment portfolio management. I hold a Master's Degree in Finance from Walsh College as well as 8 years professional experience in the field. I also have over 15 years experience as a professional singer, actress, and voice over artist. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan School of Music. I specialize in the following types of reads: teen through middle-aged female, British accent, retail/announcer, real person, corporate/technical, narration/storytelling and e-learning reads. You will receive a high quality mp3 or .wav file within 24 hours or less of notification of hire and mutually approved script. If you are not 100% satisfied with my work, I expect NO payment. I am a professional and I pride myself on getting your job done right and I have many satisfied clients. More about my experience: I am the owner and director of The Voice Works Studio, LLC since 2002 where I provide voice overs, and teach performing artists vocal technique and business skills. I have my own professional recording equipment with excellent sound quality and can provide clear audio vocals with fast turnaround time. Some of my recent clients include: GoodbyeCrutches www.goodbyecrutches.com Arch-Tech Virtual http://archvirtual.com/ Tipodean Technologies http://www.tipodean.com/ Michael Sheldon Reed Design http://www.msreeddesign.com/about-me/ Hawaii Web Studio http://www.hawaiiwebdesignstudio.com/ ...and many more!

    $55.56 /hr
    12 hours
    4.93
  2. Kathleen F.

    Kathleen F.

    Italian-English Translator

    Italy - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Native American, dual citizen bilingual translator. Experience translating technical manuals, artistic profiles, hunting, civil records, menus, business correspondence as well as training manuals for teachers for visually impaired. My claim to fame was correcting a letter written from a famous Italian singer to an ex American president.

    $29.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.86
  3. Md Waliullah

    Md Waliullah

    Fast Data Entry, Web Research, V. A, Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10

    Hi, I am Wali from Bangladesh who is determined, hardworking, ambitious and results-driven. Also very much conscious about responsibility. With over 5 years of combined work experience in All type of Data Entry (Online, Offline), Web Researching, Administrative Support/Virtual assistant, Directory submission, sales and marketing, and public and media relations, I know that I am able to provide your company with excellent professional service. Why you should hire me: 1. I will always try to keep me updated about the progresses of your work. 2. I will surely stay in touch via Skype and e-mail always. (I am using e-mail & Skype via my smart-phone). 3. I am promised to provide 100% qualified output. 4. I will try to support you in any need. Again I am determined to provide you a qualified output. I am Looking forward to working with you.

    $3.33 /hr
    4,415 hours
    5.00
  4. Kristin Jordan

    Kristin Jordan

    Writer with Social Media and Digital Marketing Experience

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    With a degree in Literary Arts from Brown University and over 5 years experience in freelance writing, blogging, marketing, and public relations, I have all the skill sets needed for your job. I am also a competent and efficient worker (I can get a lot done in an hour) and I am proficient in English, well versed on various social media platforms, and organized. I have the ability to multitask effectively and meet tight deadlines. I also strive to provide high quality content and great assistance. At the moment, I do a variety of projects with different clients on an ongoing basis and I am seeking more of the same, ideally 15-20 hours a week of consistent work.

    $20.00 /hr
    193 hours
    4.99
  5. Tracie Walker

    Tracie Walker Agency Contractor

    ms

    United Kingdom - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 1

    Require employment which can be done from home. Successfully raised 3 great children alone so have many life skills which can be applied to any situation. Have experience working directly with the public for many years. Achieved 5 GCSE qualifications leaving school including an A in English, Business and commerce, Maths, also a City and Guilds in Typing and office practice. Attended college as an adult and gained a BTEC national diploma in Beauty Therapy and an NVQ in Hairdressing- which involved learning computer skills equivalent to NVQ level 3 Enjoy learning new skills and furthering my education and knowledge whenever possible, learn new skills quickly but accurately Mature, professional attitude. Can plan strategies and meet targets.

    Associated with: A 2 Z Virtual Secretary & Administration

    $11.11 /hr
    330 hours
    4.59
  6. Rasel Ahmed Talukdar

    Rasel Ahmed Talukdar

    SMM Guru, SEO,Email Marketing, Web Research, Data Entry Professional

    Bangladesh - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    We have expertise in seo and smm. I have done several project regarding linkbuilding. If you are looking for someone who can build up the rate your site it will be us. Hard working, patient and creative this is all we are.........

    $3.33 /hr
    23 hours
    4.89
  7. Julee-Ann Kressel Tulagan

    Julee-Ann Kressel Tulagan Agency Contractor

    CPA | Bookkeeper | Quickbook | MYOB | Data Entry Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 12

    I just passed the examination to be a Certified Public Accountant last May 2013. My goal is to be able to apply all my accounting knowledge and skills in a way I can do to help the company and to achieve success through hardworking and perseverance. 1. Accounting clients handled: Real state, Franchise of Fast Food Chain, Manufacturer and Exporter of Textile, Holdings and Rental Company Accounting software used: MYOB and Intuit Quickbooks • Analyzing of transactions; • Recording of receipts and vouchers; • Journalizing the accruals and deferrals (general journals); • Revaluating the dollar accounts and listed shares; • Preparation of schedules (e.g. lapsing of prepayment and depreciation); • Monitoring of Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables; • Preparation of necessary adjustments; • Preparation of financial statements; • Bank reconciliation • Preparation of Expanded withholding tax (expanded, compensation, final), VAT, Income tax return and other BIR forms. 2. Audit clients: Non - Profit Organizations and Merchandising Company Accounting software used: SAP • Vouching and tracing for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts; • Performing subsequent procedures (Accounts Receivable for future collection and Accounts Payable for future payment); • Roll-forward analysis and test of reasonableness (Property, Plant and Equipment) • Tax reconciliation for BIR related payments; • Preparation of working papers; • Preparation of Audited Financial Statement. 3. Tax Advisory • Preparation of the necessary letters and documents in reply to the Preliminary Notice/Letter of Assessment issued by the BIR; • Claiming of Tax Credit; • Assistance to newly formed company; • Give an advice beneficial to the client but still in compliance to the requirements of the pursuing regulatory body. 4. Special Engagement: Retail company • Check the reliability and accuracy of inventory count and the reporting of client per branch (Mindoro, Batangas City, Cebu, Davao)

    Associated with: Czarina Cleopatra, AYC Data Entry Professionals

    $11.11 /hr
    972 hours
    4.59
  8. Jessie S.

    Jessie S.

    Experienced Customer Service/Clerical

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    Serious, motivated individual with an A.A.S. in Office Administration and currently pursuing degree in medical billing. Over ten years experience in customer service industry both face-to-face and in call centers. Seeking data entry, web research, and basic bookkeeping tasks.

    $10.00 /hr
    412 hours
    4.59
  9. Ariane A

    Ariane A

    Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creatives Associate

    Philippines - Tests: 6

    Ariane is a proficient writer who can adapt to both creative and technical projects. She has experience in corporate, academic and media writing, and is well-versed in marketing, public relations, SEO and social media. Backed up by a B.A. in Communication Arts, 3 years in the field of freelancing, and 2 years in corporate communications, she is more than ready and capable for your writing, layouting and voice talent needs. -- Ariane is also a professional voice talent whose voice has been featured in various radio and television commercials in the Philippines. She has also done automated phone prompts for some of the biggest companies in Manila. Using her excellent English skills, she speaks fluently and passionately, and is flexible enough to do both character and announcer roles.

    $17.00 /hr
    1,722 hours
    4.94