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Magazine Publisher Salary

Salaries for Magazine Publishers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($100K) per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of Magazine Publishers (60 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction for Magazine Publishers is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,825 - $152,959
(Median)
$52K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $100,406
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,825 - $152,959  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,997  
Profit Sharing
$6,104 - $19,888  
Commission
$-0.49 - $78,350  
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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$51,030 - $177,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Magazine Publisher

Magazine publishers oversee marketing, research, design, and content of their magazine. They are responsible for reviewing magazine content, editorials, and photography to make sure they meet the required standards before publication. These professionals must promote innovation related to magazine content, advertisement, sales, online presence, and other elements in magazine production and promotion. Magazine publishers actively participate in meetings to contribute to content and design ideas; they also review pre-press proofs, the final step before sending the content to press. In addition, they create important business relationships with external partners to promote the magazine, build important connections, and reduce printing and distributing expenses. Depending on the size and purpose of the magazine, the publisher may perform other duties as needed.

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Experience Affects Magazine Publisher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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