Magazine Publisher Salary

Magazine Publishers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($101K) annually in the United States. Cash earnings for Magazine Publishers — which occasionally include more than $31K from bonuses and more than $50K from profit sharing — stretch from around $51K to approximately $184K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, Magazine Publishers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,589 - $174,769
(Median)
$51K
$100K
$170K
MEDIAN: $101,021
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,589 - $174,769  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,813  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $49,665  
Commission
$0.00 - $60,820  
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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$50,813 - $183,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
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National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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