A Computer Desktop Publisher earns an average wage of $15.46 per hour.
Computer Desktop Publisher Total Pay (?
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$31,607 - $62,738
(Median)
32K
50K
63K
MEDIAN: $40,643
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75%
90%
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Computer Desktop Publisher Total Pay (?
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$11.49 - $28.89
(Median)
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21
29
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
$31,607 - $62,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
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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$25,881 - $60,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $28.89  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
   
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).
)
$25,881 - $60,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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%

Skills That Affect Computer Desktop Publisher Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%
Desktop Publishing
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
National Average
$39,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 2%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 30 votes.
Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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