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Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk 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 oDesk, 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.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,764 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

1,764

Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Proofreader

    I am a freelance proofreader with a strong academic background. Since obtaining a PhD in Environmental Science in 2001 I have worked in academia, as a freelance environmental consultant and currently as a freelance proofreader. I have experience in writing … more

    I am a freelance proofreader with a strong academic background. Since obtaining a PhD in Environmental Science in 2001 I have worked in academia, as a freelance environmental consultant and currently as a freelance proofreader. I have experience in writing, proofreading and editing scientific reports/articles, general reports, general instruction documents (for academic and non-academic people) and books. I am a native English speaker.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 36 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Proofreader & Copy-Editor

    I am an experienced proofreader and copy-editor from the UK with qualifications in English Language. I understand the use of grammar, and can also proofread to a high standard. I have excellent grammatical and spelling skills, with qualifications in English … more

    I am an experienced proofreader and copy-editor from the UK with qualifications in English Language. I understand the use of grammar, and can also proofread to a high standard. I have excellent grammatical and spelling skills, with qualifications in English Language. My keen eye for detail allows me to pick up on any mistakes, and produce work to a very high standard. I am very hard-working and reliable and can always achieve deadlines. I have a passion for reading and writing and work well with other people.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1799 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Native USA English/Spanish/Portuguese Translator & Proofreader

    As a native U.S. English speaker who has lived and studied in different countries of Latin America for over six years, I pride myself in producing high-quality and nuanced Spanish <> English translations from a variety of dialects. My specialty … more

    As a native U.S. English speaker who has lived and studied in different countries of Latin America for over six years, I pride myself in producing high-quality and nuanced Spanish <> English translations from a variety of dialects. My specialty region is Argentina, where I currently reside, and the bordering countries of Uruguay and Chile. I am also proficient in Brazilian Portuguese. Based on my double-major in Spanish Language and Literature and International Relations, I specialize in Social Sciences, Academic Papers, and Literary Translations, as well as web page translations and fiction and non-fiction subtitling. I am also experienced in the field of marketing. I am dedicated, responsible, and do each translation with the client's specific needs in mind. Kind regards, Saludos, Atenciosamente, Sarah Green  less

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    • $13.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 30 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 4 TESTS
  • Proofreader and Copy Editor

    I am a native speaker of U.S. English with extensive experience in proofreading, editing and more recent experience with copy editing. My skills have given me the ability to handle and process both large and small projects well under … more

    I am a native speaker of U.S. English with extensive experience in proofreading, editing and more recent experience with copy editing. My skills have given me the ability to handle and process both large and small projects well under deadlines. As you can see by my skills list, I have a mastery of the English written word and can offer advice, upon request, to improve upon your work or to simply correct your documents with complete and thorough professionalism. I am available to discuss and review your project at your convenience, and can be easily reached by email or phone. For the record, I also possess extensive experience as an administrative assistant, also making me proficient in all of the most common MS office programs on the market today. I look forward to helping your projects reach their fullest potential.  less

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    • $14.96 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 356 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 31 TESTS
  • Professional Editor, Proofreader, and Writer

    Hi, my name is Ashley and I am a professional freelance editor, proofreader and writer. I have several years of freelance experience. I am an extremely hard worker, active communicator and really pride myself in my work. My background is … more

    Hi, my name is Ashley and I am a professional freelance editor, proofreader and writer. I have several years of freelance experience. I am an extremely hard worker, active communicator and really pride myself in my work. My background is in the medical and research fields. I have a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, a Masters in Social Sciences, and am currently working toward a second Masters degree in medicine. I am a native English speaker currently living in the United States. I have a lot of different types of freelance experience in editing/proofreading/copy editing of e-books, academic papers, blogs/websites, business articles, and college admissions papers. I have experience editing PhD and Masters thesis papers, as well writing manuscripts. I can provide examples from some of the jobs I have completed in the past to give you an idea of my editing and writing style. I usually use MS Word tracking to show changes, and also can provide feedback on ways to improve the document. My number one goal is 100% client satisfaction. I am very thorough and willing to do whatever is necessary to produce an excellent final product for the client. I can also complete most jobs with a very quick turnaround time. Please feel free to contact me with any other questions you may have or if you would like to see any examples of my work!  less

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    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Scientific/Medical writer and translator (German/English)

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing … more

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing and proofreading in English and German. I am a native German speaker with excellent command of English and offer German>English as well as English>German translations of articles, websites, lectures, lecture material, patient information, etc. I do also offer universal translation services including CVs, blogs, websites, as well as legal and technical translations. In addition, I have expertise in the translation and transcription of old literature (18th century). Having worked in a senior position before, I am determined, organised and adaptive enough to successfully complete any project I accept. I am able to work flexible hours and always respect a deadline.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 17 HOURS
    • FRANCE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Copy editor, transcriptionist and grant writer

    I am a published research scientist available for part time work in technical writing, copy editing, proofreading, transcribing and research consulting. I have also been a successful grant writer in academic researcher, and have professional experience doing data entry and … more

    I am a published research scientist available for part time work in technical writing, copy editing, proofreading, transcribing and research consulting. I have also been a successful grant writer in academic researcher, and have professional experience doing data entry and data cleaning tasks. My Masters degree is in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. My undergraduate degree is a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies. Most of my work experience is in public health research with an international health focus, academic research and administrative support, and environmental health education.  less

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    • $13.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 38 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 3 TESTS
  • Writer & Editor with MA in English

    In 2012, I completed my master's degree in the study of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo. Since then I've taught English classes in Europe, taken additional courses focused on book publishing, and worked as … more

    In 2012, I completed my master's degree in the study of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo. Since then I've taught English classes in Europe, taken additional courses focused on book publishing, and worked as an editorial intern for a literary agency. I am skilled, confident, and precise with the English language. As a freelancer, I excel at editing grammar, spelling, consistency, style, and voice; proofreading; researching; article writing; and transcribing audio into written content.  less

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    • $18.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 126 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Editor, Romanian/English translator

    I'm a professional and very determined editor and corrector with 3+ years' experience. I was responsible for accuracy and correctness of written texts in politics and sports newspapers. Managing strict deadlines and efficiency are the strong points that define … more

    I'm a professional and very determined editor and corrector with 3+ years' experience. I was responsible for accuracy and correctness of written texts in politics and sports newspapers. Managing strict deadlines and efficiency are the strong points that define me.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • ROMANIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Grammar Wiz | Proficient, Reliable Proofreader | Word Processing Maven

    Thank you for visiting my profile page! ツ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English-language and/or word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job … more

    Thank you for visiting my profile page! ツ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English-language and/or word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job that can provide a challenging opportunity for me to contribute to the progress of the company for which I will be working. I am driven to succeed, with a passion for learning new skills and applying those I already have to help both myself and my clients achieve success. S K I L L S I have an excellent command of written English (both American and British). A stickler for proper grammar, I can thoroughly proofread and edit a variety of written works: academic papers, technical and legal documents, website content, essays, short stories, and novels. I write with clarity, coherence, and conciseness. I am also a fervent reader. My skills include: ✏ A solid grasp of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure ✏ Familiarity with various editorial styles and citation formats, including Oxford, Associated Press, Chicago, APA, MLA, and Harvard ✏ Analytic problem solving ✏ A functional knowledge of manuscript formatting for CreateSpace ✏ Top-notch content (SEO) and spintax writing ✏ Accurate transcription ✏ Accurate English-to-Tagalog and Tagalog-to-English translation ✏ An average typing speed of 65 wpm with at least 95% accuracy ✏ The ability to learn new skills quickly ✏ The ability to work as a member of a team ✏ The ability to work independently with little or no supervision W O R K E X P E R I E N C E In 2010, I worked as a customer service representative at Teleperformance Philippines and was one of the top performers in my team, garnering a 5/5 score in customer surveys throughout my four-month stint. For more than four years now, I have been making use of my gilt-edged editing and writing skills as a freelance line editor, proofreader, and website content creator. I have also done data entry, translation (Tagalog to English and vice versa), and transcription work.  less

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    • $17.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 4319 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 27 TESTS
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