25 Companies Hiring Home-Based Editors and Proofreaders

Editing and Proofreading Work from Home

If you are an expert at detecting writing errors, you can apply for editing and proofreading work from home jobs. All you have to do is proofread and edit various type of documents according to your expertise.

Check out a list of companies hiring workers for editing and proofreading work from home jobs:

Academic English Editing – Academic English Editing always hire editors for work-from-home proofreading  jobs.

American Journal Experts – They occasionally hire editors for home-based proofreading jobs. All contractor positions are remote and can be performed from anywhere in the world.

Book Editing Associates – You must have 5+ years of editing experience and a track record of traditionally published fiction books (not self-published) that you have edited. US only.

Cactus Global – They are looking for experienced editors to work on a freelance basis for their editing and proofreading jobs.

studioD  – You can apply as an editor and enjoy a variety of assignments aligned with your areas of expertise.

Domainite – You have to pass a skill test to prove your capability before you start working for Domainite.

Editor Live – They are looking for qualified editors in all fields of study on a contract basis.

Edit 911 – They hire freelance editors for their editing and proofreading work from home jobs. You must check out the requirements on their website before applying.

Edit Fast – Sign up and work as a freelance editor with Edit Fast. Edit Fast is also in the process of hiring editors from particular countries or regions.

IXL Learning – Occasionally hires virtual editors to work for them. Experience required.

Kirkus Media – You can apply as a freelance editor, book reviewer and also copywriter.

Onespace – Previously named as CrowdSource, Onespace hires copy-editor for some of the largest companies in the world.

Pacific Metrics – Occasionally hires editors for at-home editing and proofreading jobs.

Paper Check – You must be currently employed by or enrolled in an accredited university in the United States and have a minimum GPA of 3.6. or have a graduate degree with a minimum of 5 years professional editing experience. Their editors typically earn anywhere between $750 and $1,500 per month.

Proofread Now – You must have professional proofreading experience to apply for their virtual proofreading jobs.

Proofreading Services – You have to contact them by filling out a simple form or email them to inquire about career opportunities.

Pure Content – You can work as a writer or editor from anywhere but must have English as your first language.

Resume Edge – You must have past experience in writing and editing resumes and cover letters. Certified Professional Resume Writers (CPRW) and National Certified Resume Writers (NCRW) certification is preferred, but not required.

Scribbr – As a freelance editor for Scribbr, you have to edit term papers, essays and theses of university students. You must have a bachelor’s degree and you must be available for work at least 10 hours a week. You can expect to make around €20 – €25 per hour.

Scribendi – You must have at least three years of experience in editing, writing, document production or language teaching and English must be your native language.

SmartBrief – Occasionally hires work-from-home editors. Must be an United States citizen to apply.

Managed Editing – Managed Editing is seeking skilled editors to work as independent contractors. On occasion they also hires other publication professionals—such as writers, graphic designers, and indexers

WordsRU – You must hold a Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent professional experience in any academic discipline and have at least two years of professional experience as an editor, copyeditor or proofreader.

Writer’s Relief – Occasionally hires home-based experienced proofreaders.


1 Comment

  • Thank you Debjyoti for this extensive list. I applied to couple of them and failed few of the editing tests as they has extensive Style guide quizzes. I am familiar with them but not thorough with them. The ones I got through have no jobs. Still more to apply. Let’s see how it goes.