The average hourly pay for a Desktop Publisher is $20.99.
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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. Other responsibilities include liaising with the client and coordinator on elect…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Desktop Publisher
An entry-level Desktop Publisher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.62 based on 7 salaries. An early career Desktop Publisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.35 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Desktop Publisher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.91 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Desktop Publisher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.85 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Employees with Desktop Publisher in their job title in St. Cloud, Minnesota earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Peoria, Illinois (23.2% less), Montebello, California (16.6% less) and Madison, Wisconsin (9.5% less).
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