Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Publisher make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$129,877 / yrTotal Pay
$94,430 / yrBase Pay
$35,447 / yrAdditional Pay

$129,877

 / yr
$75K$229K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Publisher is $129,877 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $94,430 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $35,447 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Publisher

Some related job titles are Editorial Director Salaries with median pay of $98,288, Editor Salaries with median pay of $56,910, Executive Editor Salaries with median pay of $90,752.

Top Paying Companies

For a Publisher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Publisher in United States. Employers include Mediaplanet, Taylor & Francis Group and Stroll.

1
Mediaplanet
Mediaplanet
$215,176/yr
3
Stroll
$210,765/yr
5
Wiley
$203,861/yr
9
City Lifestyle
$140,695/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Publisher in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Publisher in United States are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $172,405 and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $137,842.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$172,405

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$137,842

    14% Lower than other industries

Media & Communication

Top paying companies in Media & Communication for Publisher are Mediaplanet, Taylor & Francis Group, and Stroll.

MediaplanetMediaplanet$215,176/yr
StrollStroll$210,765/yr

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Publicist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Publisher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$15

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Publicist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$25,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

10-14 years
3 days ago
Publisher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$159,500

/yr

$145K | $15K

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Publicist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$47,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Publishing Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Publisher

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$60,000

/yr

$45K | $15K

Submitted4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago

Publisher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Publisher is $94,430 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Publisher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 540 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Publisher employees.

The highest salary for a Publisher in United States is $164,309 per year.

The lowest salary for a Publisher in United States is $54,769 per year.

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