Average Salary for Harpercollins Publishers Employees

Compensation for Harpercollins Publishers employees tends to be around $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:
below market

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Employer: Harpercollins Publishers
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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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: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $35K. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $31K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (46 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $82K annually.


By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Harpercollins Publishers employee makes approximately $80K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Harpercollins Publishers pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $81K.


When it comes to skills, Editing seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $85K. A relatively widespread skill at Harpercollins Publishers is Project Management; just under a third of employees use it for work. Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Harpercollins Publishers has room for improvement — only 38 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A fair portion of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all workers receive health insurance, and nearly all workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, internet access (dsl/isdn/cable...), and life insurance.

Key Stats for Harpercollins Publishers


57 %
43 %
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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