Senior Publisher Salary

The average pay for a Senior Publisher is $97,959 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$55,409 - $182,810

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$55,409 - $182,810  
$19.87 - $39,453  
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$56,953 - $192,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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.

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Experience Affects Senior Publisher Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 23%