Experienced Desktop Publishers take home an average $20.87 per hour. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Experienced Desktop Publishers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — nearly one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most Experienced Desktop Publishers survey respondents are women (72 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,034 - $82,935
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $51,169
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$13.22 - $30.00
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$13
$21
$30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,034 - $82,935  
   
Bonus
$250.00  
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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$32,150 - $76,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$26.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
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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$32,150 - $76,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Skills That Affect Desktop Publisher Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$48,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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