Editing and proofreading fees

DocumentDevelopmental EditCopyeditProofreading
General documentsFrom 30c to 50c per word (ZAR)From 25c to 40c per word (ZAR)15c to 20c per word
Fiction/non-fiction books (not
textbooks)
From 30c to 50c per word (ZAR)From 15c to 25c per word (ZAR)10c to 20c per word
Government documentsFrom 30c to 50c per word (ZAR)From 20c to 40c per word (ZAR)15c to 20c per word
Textbooks and technical
documents
Generally do not do
developmental edits, only
copyedit them
From R50 to R75 per pageR15 to R45 per page
Academic theses/papers/
dissertations excluding
reference checking
Generally do not do
developmental edits, only
copyedit them
From R40 to R60 per pageGenerally do not proofread
theses and dissertations, only
copyedit
Website copyFrom 30c to 50c per word (ZAR)From 30c to 50c per word15c to 20c per word