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:

Cost to edit 300 Words 2-Hour 4-Hour 8-Hour 24-hour OR 1-Day 48-hour OR 2-Day 3-Day and Longer
BookBaby.com N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
EditorWorld.com $13.80 $13.20 $12.60 $9.00 $8.70 $7.50 and up 
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:

Cost to edit 5,000 words  24-hour OR 1-day   48-hour OR 2-Day   3-Day 
Editor World $150 $145 $125
TrueEditors.com $160 $128 N/A
Scribbr.com $160 N/A $125
Scribendi.com $193 $175 $164
ServiceScape.com $216 $200 $183
Enago.com $383 $367 $321
GEEditing.com N/A N/A $142
BookBaby.com  N/A   N/A   N/A 
WileyEditingServices.com N/A N/A N/A