Publishing Manager Salary (United States)

Publishing Managers in the United States ordinarily take home approximately $62,627 annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $38,604 to $98,530 per year. Most people in this field enjoy health coverage; the vast majority receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 74 percent of workers. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Publishing Managers who claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Publishing Manager Salary (?
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$38,541 - $93,662
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MEDIAN: $61,463
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,541 - $93,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $10,174  
Total Pay (?
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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, a key factor in salary decisions is experience; more experience generally yields higher pay. Starting out, salaries fall in the $49K range but grow to $67K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $77K. After 20 years in the field, Publishing Managers see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $79K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 19 percent 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. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range.

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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