Publishing Manager Salary

Publishing Managers in the United States can expect wages of $60K per year on average. Female Publishing Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Publishing Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,608 - $95,649
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$96K
MEDIAN: $59,995
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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$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: 2 Jul 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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. 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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $49K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $64K. Publishing Managers bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $71K.

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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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