Publishing Manager Salary
Publishing Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $60K annually, but may range from $42K to $103K per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Though the majority of Publishing Managers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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 Publishing Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. Publishing Managers see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $81K on average.