Associate Publisher Salary

The average Associate Publisher in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $76K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly two in five. More than half of Associate Publishers (67 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction for Associate Publishers is high.

$34,658 - $125,012
$35K
$75K
$130K
MEDIAN: $74,635
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$0$140K
Salary $34,658 - $125,012
Bonus $970 - $25,225
Commission $20,533
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$35,000 - $140,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Associate Publisher

Associate publishers are responsible for a large portion of the administrative process of publishing. They may be employed by newspapers, magazines, books, or websites. In some cases, associate publishers may choose to focus on one specific aspect of their company's publication, such as advertising or editorials. However, they are generally expected to have a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the publication process. This includes a thorough understanding of their company's production cycle, as well as the nature of press and distribution operations. This is useful since it allows them to know whether to boost or reduce publication numbers.

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Associate Publisher Tasks

  • Acquire new content, titles, and authors or partners.
  • Write and negotiate contracts.
  • Create overall strategic growth plan including new lines or imprints.
  • Supervise the development of sales and marketing plans.
  • Oversee editors and assistants.

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Publisher

Pay by Experience for an Associate Publisher has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Publisher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Publisher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Associate Publisher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 19 salaries. An Associate Publisher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Associate Publisher

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Associate Publisher Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
▼37%

Skills That Affect Associate Publisher Salaries

Marketing Management
▲15%

People Management
▲7%

National Average
$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 18%
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