Publishing Manager Salary (United States)

A typical Publishing Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $62,627 per year. The top of the range reaches $98,530 per year, and the bottom approaches $38,604. Almost all employees report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Publishing Managers are women (74 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Publishing Manager Salary (?
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$38,541 - $93,662
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
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$38,541 - $93,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $10,174  
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$38,604 - $98,530  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Publishing Manager

  • Negotiate and review all contracts and licensing agreements.
  • Analyze requests, complaints, purchases and other data to guide strategic decisions.
  • Plan, communicate and implement marketing initiatives.
  • Review trends and opportunities, ensuring market competitiveness.

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Pay by Experience Level for Publishing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many but not all Publishing Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Starting out, salaries fall in the $49K range but grow to $67K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $77K. After two decades on the job, Publishing Managers see salary growth dwindle, averaging $79K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining about a third. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Experience Affects Publishing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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