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By Rhonda Daniels AE, Standing Committee on Academic Editing

IPEd’s Standing Committee on Academic Editing (SCAE) has updated its guidance, first released in June 2021, on the indicative costs of academic editing for potential clients. The updated range of costs and explanatory notes are available on the IPEd website.

The indicative costs recognise that academic work can vary greatly in length and the editing required and that many factors affect the time and cost. Editors set their own prices based on the work required.

The costs complement existing IPEd resources for clients and members:

Other resources on academic editing for members only on the IPEd member portal include:

Questions about the indicative cost of academic editing or any of the academic editing resources? Contact the committee via