How Much Does it Cost to Edit a Document?

Some online editing companies charge by the word, while others charge by the page. If you are being charged per page, it is important to know how many words are considered one page. Some editing companies have different prices for various turnaround times, while others charge a flat rate regardless of the turnaround time.

The following tables shows the prices and turnaround times of several editing companies for various word counts. 

Cost to Edit 300 Words:

 Company  2-Hour  4-Hour  8-Hour  24- hour OR 1-Day  48-hour OR 2-Day

 3-Day and Longer

 EditorWorld.com  $13.80  $13.20  $12.60  $9.00  $8.70  $7.50 and up
 BookBaby.com  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A
 ServiceScape.com  $17.25  $17.25  $17.25  $13.00  $12.00  $11.00 and up 
 TrueEditors.com  N/A   $18.00  N/A   $11.00  N/A   N/A
 Scribendi.com  N/A   $21.29  $17.97  $13.91  $13.91  $13.91 and up 
 Enago.com  N/A   N/A   N/A   $23.00  $22.00  $20.00 and up
 GEEditing.com  N/A   N/A   N/A   $24.00  $24.00  $24.00 and up
 Scribbr.com  N/A   N/A   N/A   $28.00  N/A   $26.00 and up 
 WileyEditingServices.com  N/A   N/A   N/A   N/A   N/A   N/A

 

Cost to Edit 5,000 Words:

 Company  24-hour OR 1-day   48-hour OR 2-Day   3-Day 
 Editor World  $150  $145  $125
 BookBaby.com  N/A   N/A   N/A 
 ServiceScape.com  $216  $200  $183
 TrueEditors.com  $160  $128  N/A
 Scribendi.com  $193  $175  $164
 Enago.com  $383  $367  $321
 GEEditing.com  N/A  N/A  $142
 Scribbr.com  $160  N/A  $125
 WileyEditingServices.com  N/A  N/A  N/A