Get Your Editing Project Started Today!

Post your professional editing job on Upwork and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

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

Editing Job Cost Overview

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

Upwork Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 939 Editing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.


Time to Complete Upwork Editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Editing project on Upwork.

Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.82.

Last updated: October 1, 2015
Clear all filters

Judy Dino

Judy Dino Agency Contractor

Editing, Proofreading, Writing.

United States - Portfolio: 1

I have my BA in Biology from Clark University and an M.Ed. in Education from Worcester State University. I have worked as a professional biologist and more recently as an educator and editor. I am also a published author. I have additional experience with business and accounting as well as grant writing. I can help you with proofreading, editing, content generation, web site review and just about any task where you put pen to paper. I am very motivated and client oriented. I don't feel that I've succeeded until you are fully satisfied. Red To Black Editing is a small family business; we always work very hard for our clients.

Associated with: The Red To Black Editing Company

99% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
2 hours

Valerie E.

Valerie E.

Writing. Editing. You relax. We do the work.

United States - Portfolio: 1

We have the complete package to make your writing projects stand out. Valerie writes and Samantha edits. We deliver a professional quality product on time. Valerie has spent her life writing and Samantha is a smart and efficient editor. As college graduates, we both have the skills and professionalism to accomplish your goals.

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Rouena Suple

Rouena Suple Agency Contractor

Deep-etch,Data Entry, Encoder, Photo Editing, Watermark removal expert

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

I am looking to apply my experience of *PHOTO Editing *PHOTO Retouch *PHOTO Enhancement *PHOTO Manipulation *Product Cut-outs/Fashion *Eliminating/Change Backgrounds *Working on PSD files, Transparent (PNG), Animation (GIF) *Cropping and Resizing images for web *Clipping Paths *Deep-etching Based on my own experience i hope i can share my knowledge in to your company and work hard to do things better to make the employer more interesting in my work. It would be my pleasure to serve your company and the employer to the best i can do.

Groups: BigCommerce

Associated with: BeOnTopMarketing

100% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
3,250 hours

Dallas Scott

Dallas Scott

Writing/Editing Professional and Office Expert with Web Design

United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in the Liberal Arts Honors college at the University of Texas at Austin. I have previous work in Business management--specifically with customer service. I am also partnered with a graphic designer to design client-customized websites. I am timely and guarantee that the client is always satisfied. With rapid drafts, I have a quick turnaround to get your website up and running as fast as possible.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Amelyn Labrador

Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

Multi Tasking/Researcher/Data Entry/Data Mining/Video & Audio Editing

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

Looking for the greatest opportunity to work in a leading company.

Associated with: Filipino_Patriot

$3.33 /hr
1,435 hours

Robin J. Samuels

Robin J. Samuels

Exceptional Editing

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

I specialize in editing non-academic non-fiction, including books/ebooks, white papers, web content, and marketing materials. I've also worked extensively with YA, Urban Fantasy, memoirs, and Women's Fiction. I have a background in business and finance, making me an excellent candidate for jobs requiring familiarity with relevant terminology and style. I also have extensive experience with general non-fiction, science fiction and fantasy, and personal development. "Robin was a pleasure to work with…The quality of her editorial work and project communication were stellar." “Amazing experience. Will definitely use again, and highly recommend to others!”

99% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
321 hours

Scott Z.

Scott Z.

Editing/Proofreading/Academic Support

United States - Tests: 8

I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. Also, I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am an online ESL teacher and TOEFL/SAT content developer for a company in Beijing. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Lastly, I am working toward a PhD in Online Education at the Open University of Catalonia. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz

63% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
259 hours

Morgan Stemberger

Morgan Stemberger

Expert Editing and Ghostwriting

United States - Portfolio: 3

To me, my job as an editor is to help you get your message out to the world clearly, effectively and poignantly. Some authors prefer to be involved every step of the way, some are more hands off. Whether you want to collaborate with me or just have me return a finished manuscript to you, I offer a service that will fit your needs. My background in business and finance means that I am familiar with the terminology of those worlds. So I am very comfortable editing your business and finance documents as well.

99% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
77 hours

Tiffany Turpin Johnson

Tiffany Turpin Johnson

Fictiffous Editing & Writing Services

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 18

Former Senior Editor with a book publisher and agented writer with impeccable spelling/grammar offering all types of editing (developmental to proofreading) and writing, with an advanced specialty in young/new adult literature. Encouraging, supportive personality--I'm here for you! "Having Tiffany as my editor was a wonderful experience. Her comments and suggestions always respected my writing voice and helped improve the structure and flow of my book, all while meeting every deadline on time. Her feedback was instrumental in polishing my manuscript into the final product it is now." -C. Rosa, author of An Unexpected Hunger (available now on Amazon) "Tiffany's method of kind encouragement made even the most difficult changes...something that I felt I could handle with minimal stress. She found insight into the world and characters I had created that I didn't even know I was missing." -Megan O'Russell, author of The Tethering (releasing fall 2014, Silence in the Library)

98% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
187 hours

Elizabeth Samit

Elizabeth Samit

Ghostwriting and Editing

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

Besides ghostwriting nonfiction, business reports, healthcare articles, and web-content with SEO keywords, I have edited and formatted academic manuscripts and dissertations for 20+ years. I have also edited fiction, and self-published e-books. My experience in interpreting publisher requirements has been invaluable to academic researchers in the publication of their journal articles and textbooks. I hold a Masters in Public Health with a strong medical/scientific terminology background. Your written material deserves my high-level input and meticulous attention. From government to foundation grants (and blog-posts to manuscripts), I can provide the writing or editing you need to polish your work.

92% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
436 hours