The average pay for a Senior Publisher is $93,160 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Publisher Total Pay (?
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$49,377 - $163,406
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$49,377 - $163,406  
   
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$20.61 - $38,783  
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$52,072 - $191,254  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Job Description for Senior Publisher
  • Oversee publishing staff, including editors, graphic designers, marketing team, and administrative personnel.
  • Manage the production of publications, making sure deadlines are met, publicizing new releases, and distributing books to sales outlets.
  • Make decisions about which books, articles or media to publish based on company specialization, quality, and sales potential.
  • Supervise and participate in the editing process, communicate changes and objectives to author.

Experience Affects Senior Publisher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$94,000
Mid-Career
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Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 15%
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