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Average Salary for Harpercollins Publishers Employees

The average employee at Harpercollins Publishers takes home $71K per year. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Harpercollins Publishers typically pays:
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Employer: Harpercollins Publishers
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Editor (2)
$35,815 - $117,940  
[-]Editor (2)
Salary$35,275 - $98,964  
Total Pay$35,815 - $117,940  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $43K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $36K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Harpercollins Publishers folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $85K annually.


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Tennessee; salaries there average to $94K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Harpercollins Publishers have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $110K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Editing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $85K per year. Folks here also tend to know Graphic Design; on the survey, nearly one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Illustration, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Just 38 percent receive paid time off. Most workers participate in a 401(k) program. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too. Harpercollins Publishers folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for Harpercollins Publishers


71 %
29 %
Data Not Available
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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