The average pay for a Newspaper Publisher is $96,432 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Sales Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$38,541 - $186,704
MEDIAN: $96,432

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$40,134 - $229,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Newspaper Publisher

The role of a newspaper publisher is mostly managerial, meaning their main focus is making sure the style and content of the publication is correct. They're responsible for the overall direction of the newspaper. They also tend to the day to day operations of the business. This includes recruiting workers, organizing the budget, dealing with customer satisfaction, and promoting sales. They oversee all advertising that goes into the publications as well. Depending on the company they are with, they may also be required to write or review articles, edit content of other articles, or promote publications via social networks. They must push to meet all printing and publishing deadlines.


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Experience Affects Newspaper Publisher Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Newspaper Publisher Salaries

People Management
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Sales Management
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


32 %
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 18%