The average pay for a Desktop Publisher is C$45,000 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$31,027 - C$58,163
C$31K
C$44K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$44,127
10%
50%
90%
C$15.91 - C$29.09
C$16
C$19
C$29
MEDIAN: C$19.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$31,027 - C$58,163
Bonus C$409 - C$6,851
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,393 - C$59,640
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$15.91 - C$29.09
Overtime C$23.66 - C$39.39
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$409 - C$6,851
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,393 - C$59,640
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Desktop Publisher

The desktop publisher is responsible for acting as a lead on various electronic documents such as proposals and manuals. A key responsibility is ensuring that these materials meet stringent quality standards as established by the employer and stipulated by the client. The desktop publisher must also ensure that all client deadlines are met and that work is performed according to agreed-upon timelines and schedules.

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Desktop Publisher Tasks

  • Operate desktop publishing software and equipment to design, lay out, and produce camera-ready copy.
  • Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material, under supervision.
  • Edit graphics and photos using pixel or bitmap editing, airbrushing, masking, or image retouching.
  • Position text and art elements in a visually appealing way to design print or web pages.

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Popular Skills for Desktop Publisher

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,328

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Key Stats for Desktop Publisher

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Desktop Publisher Salaries

▲2%

National Average
C$43,000

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Desktop Publisher Salaries



National Average
C$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 20%