Audio Proofreader



Audio Proofer

TTE Transcripts Worldwide, Ltd. - Chicago, IL

TTE Transcripts Worldwide has several full-time proofer openings for qualified, home-based audio proofers. All shifts needed.


Must reside in US or Canada.

Must have at least 3 years’ experience proofing business, financial, medical, and legal audio transcription. Certification and/or transcription experience a plus.

Must have good time-management skills.

TTE is a global company, and approximately 50% of all dictation contains at least one accented speaker. Candidates must have the ability to understand multiple accents, especially British, Scottish, and Irish.

Must be well-read and interested in a variety of industries.

MUST have strong, college-level grammar and punctuation skills.

Must have Windows 7 operating system or higher or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher, with a minimum of 60 mbps download 10 mbps upload, 12 ms ping internet speeds.

Must be comfortable with Windows 7, Microsoft Word/Pages, transcription software, be proficient in internet research, and be able to support own IT issues.

Must be available to proof at least 120 minutes of audio per day, 5 days a week, including weekend work, for one of three transcriptions shifts, 6 am to 2 pm, 2 pm to 10 pm, or 10 pm to 6 am CST.

MUST maintain TTE’s gold standard of 99.5% accuracy.

PREFER ability to also step-in and do actual transcription during busy periods. A typing speed of at least 75 wpm is desirable.

Candidates will need to purchase their own compatible foot pedal and transcription software.

Please note: This is not an hourly employee job. As a subcontractor, compensation is based on an audio talk-time minute, and the speed and proficiency of the proofer. Compensation for 120 minutes of audio proofing equates to between $48 during the probationary period and $60 afterwards.

On average, listening to the audio transcription while reading the transcription, stopping to do research on names and/or terms, making corrections, filling in missing words, paragraphing, confirming the proper format per customer, and running a spell check can equate to a 1:1 ratio to as long as a 1:4 ratio of audio time to proofing time. For example, a 60-minute dictation can take from 60 to 240 minutes to complete.

TTE has been in business for over 32 years. Our management and proofing staff are the best, and we have been providing transcription services to some of our customers for over 15 years. They renew their contracts with TTE because of the accuracy of our transcripts, on-time delivery, and stellar customer service. If you want to become part of this great company, then please submit your resume and contact information (email and/or phone number).

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $240.00 to $300.00 /week


  • audio proofing: 3 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)