How much does a Desktop Publishing Specialist make? The average Desktop Publishing Specialist salary is $40,161 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $36,317 and $44,744. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chenega Professional & Technical Services, LLC - Quantico , VA
... publishing guidelines * Drafting, editing and proofing on-line content and printed materials ... Performing website auditing and editing on desktop and mobile platforms * Managing website ...
ZipRecruiter - 53 days ago
DUTIES: * Function as a communications and information specialist, preparing material for ... and desktop publishing software to draft, edit, and lay out material for distribution
ZipRecruiter - 51 days ago
DUTIES: * Function as a communications and information specialist, preparing material for ... and desktop publishing software to draft, edit, and lay out material for distribution
ZipRecruiter - 51 days ago
Red Gate Group - Arlington , VA
Familiarity with Federal Plain Language Guidelines, desktop publishing software, and basic principles of graphic design. Additional Information The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity ...
ZipRecruiter - 18 days ago
Tuba Group - Arlington , VA
Knowledge of desktop publishing or graphics programs are preferred, but not required Education * Undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communication or related field is required. Company ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago

Desktop Publishing Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Desktop Publishing Specialist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of September 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Desktop Publishing Specialist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $50,201
Washington, DC $44,707
Miami, FL $39,097
Chicago, IL $42,606
Boston, MA $45,249
New York, NY $48,314
Dallas, TX $39,900
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Desktop Publishing Specialist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Desktop Publishing Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Desktop Publishing Specialist ranges from $36,317 to $44,744 with the average base salary of $40,161. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $36,562 to $44,818 with the average total cash compensation of $40,291.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $40,161 $36,317 - $44,744
Bonus $130 $245 - $74
Total Pay $40,291 $36,562 - $44,818
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Desktop Publishing Operator II and Desktop Publishing Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on September 25, 2020. The average salary of Desktop Publishing Specialist is $40,161, and the average salary of Desktop Publishing Operator II is $54,599. The average salary of Desktop Publishing Operator II is higher than Desktop Publishing Specialist. ( 2020-09-25 salary.com )
I am a Desktop Publishing Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Farmington, NM or Fairmont, WV?
Fairmont, WV typically sees higher pay than Farmington, NM for Desktop Publishing Specialist. a Desktop Publishing Specialist Salary in Fairmont, WV is $39,318 as of September 25, 2020; a Desktop Publishing Specialist Salary in Farmington, NM is $37,173 as of September 25, 2020. ( 2020-09-25 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Desktop Publishing Specialist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-09-25 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Desktop Publishing Specialist?
Salary ranges for a Desktop Publishing Specialist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-09-25 salary.com )
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Last Update: September 25, 2020