Fees and Charges

General

All fees and charges are stated in Australian dollars (AUD).

Pure English will provide an exact fee, based on your material to be edited, when you Request a Quote.

Standard Fees

Proofread and Edit

These are the standard fees for proofreading and editing documents:

  • Fixed processing fee per engagement – $32.50
  • Standard editing fee, per 100 words (or part thereof) – $7.50

Regular Review

Each regular review engagement consists of three or more scheduled reviews. These are the standard fees for reviewing regular publications:

  • Fixed processing fee per engagement – $200.00
  • Fixed processing fee per scheduled review – $40.00
  • Review fee, per 100 words (or part thereof) – $2.50

Surcharges

Proofread and Edit

These surcharges for proofreading and editing, in addition to the standard editing fee, are possible:

  • Express – increases the final fee, after all other adjustments, by 50%
  • Heavy editing – increases the fee by between 25% and 100% of the standard editing fee, based on the degree of editing required
  • Rewriting – increases the fee by 120% of the standard editing fee
  • Reformatting – increases the fee by 25% of the standard editing fee
  • Photograph transcription – increases the fee by up to 100% of the standard editing fee, based on the amount of transcription required.

Regular Review

These surcharges for reviewing regular publications, in addition to the standard fee for reviewing regular publications, are possible:

  • Express – increases the final fee, after all other adjustments, by 75%
  • Heavy editing – increases the fee by between 25% and 100% of the standard editing fee, based on the degree of editing required during the review.

Determining the Heavy Editing Surcharge

The heavy editing surcharge is based on the potential difficulty of editing the document. It is determined at the sole discretion of Pure English during the quotation phase. It is based on how much extra time beyond the standard editing time per page will be required to edit the document. If applicable, the surcharge will be between 25% and 100%.

Editing Discounts

These large document discounts to the standard editing fee are possible:

  • There is no discount for the words from word 1 to word 7500 inclusive
  • For all words from word 7501 to word 15000 inclusive, the standard editing fee is reduced by 5%
  • For all words after word 15000, the standard editing fee is reduced by 10%
  • These discounts only apply to proofreading and editing engagements, not to regular reviews.