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Average Salary for Harpercollins Publishers Employees

Harpercollins Publishers generally pays its employees $71K annually. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Harpercollins Publishers typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Harpercollins Publishers
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $31K mark. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $35K. For the most part, a representative employee at Harpercollins Publishers has been working for 10-19 years and makes $82K per year.


The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at approximately $80K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Harpercollins Publishers — these employees make the most at about $81K per year.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Editing; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $85K. A garden variety skill at Harpercollins Publishers is Project Management; slightly less than a third of Harpercollins Publishers' people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 38 percent. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, internet access (dsl/isdn/cable...), and life insurance.

Key Stats

57 %
43 %
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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