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Senior Publisher Salary

The average pay for a Senior Publisher is $95,234 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$55,270 - $180,201
(Median)
$55K
$95K
$180K
MEDIAN: $95,233
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$55,270 - $180,201  
   
Bonus
$20.00 - $40,695  
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$58,257 - $197,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 70%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%