Computer Desktop Publisher Salary (United States)

A Computer Desktop Publisher earns an average wage of $15.53 per hour.
Computer Desktop Publisher Total Pay (?
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$31,259 - $62,100
(Median)
31K
51K
62K
MEDIAN: $40,538
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75%
90%
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Computer Desktop Publisher Total Pay (?
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$11.10 - $28.29
(Median)
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21
28
MEDIAN: $15.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,259 - $62,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,345 - $59,863  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $28.29  
   
Overtime
$11.58 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,345 - $59,863  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Job Description for Computer Desktop Publisher
  • Edit graphics and photos using pixel or bitmap editing, airbrushing, masking, or image retouching.
  • Position text and art elements in a visually appealing way to design print or web pages.
  • Operate desktop publishing software and equipment to design, lay out, and produce camera-ready copy.
  • Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material, under supervision.
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Experience Affects Computer Desktop Publisher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Computer Desktop Publisher Salaries

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 5%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 4%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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