Publishing Manager Salary

Publishing Managers in the United States take home approximately $60K annually on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Publishing Managers making up 73 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. For the most part, Publishing Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,608 - $95,649
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$96K
MEDIAN: $59,995
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,608 - $95,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $12,000  
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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$34,805 - $98,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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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Publishing Managers usually report a few specific skills. Project Management and Editing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Publishing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $64K. Publishing Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $71K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Publishing Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Publishing Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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