How much does a Desktop Publishing Specialist make? The average Desktop Publishing Specialist salary is $42,726 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $38,639 and $47,595. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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... Specialists working to maintain the Government agency's internal and external branding. You will ... You will be using Government provided tools for desktop publishing activities (Microsoft Word ... - 31 days ago
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Creates word text, graphics and assembles written conceptual material using desktop publishing ... Public Affairs Specialist / PD002597 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent ... - 16 days ago
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The Multimedia Design/Graphics Specialist responsibilities include but are not limited to ... desktop publishing services including scanning, composition, and text processing. + Provide ... - 83 days ago
International Development Group - Arlington , VA
Senior Communications Specialist IDG is implementing USAID Asia Bureau's Indo-Pacific Opportunity ... Proficiency in MS Word and other desktop publishing software. * Demonstrated capacity to work ...
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Old Dominion University - Norfolk , VA
Posting Details Posting Details Working Title Program Support Specialist Position Number HR5151 ... Demonstrated ability to use PC-Based desktop publishing software such as Microsoft Office products ... - 13 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 November 23, 2022. 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 $53,408
Washington, DC $47,563
Miami, FL $41,595
Chicago, IL $45,328
Boston, MA $48,140
New York, NY $51,400
Dallas, TX $42,449
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What is the average salary for Desktop Publishing Specialist in 2022?
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 $38,639 to $47,595 with the average base salary of $42,726. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $38,898 to $47,679 with the average total cash compensation of $42,866.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $42,726 $38,639 - $47,595
Bonus $139 $259 - $84
Total Pay $42,866 $38,898 - $47,679
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What's the difference between Desktop Publishing Operator II and Desktop Publishing Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 23, 2022. The average salary of Desktop Publishing Specialist is $42,726, and the average salary of Desktop Publishing Operator II is $56,204. The average salary of Desktop Publishing Operator II is higher than Desktop Publishing Specialist. ( 2022-11-23 )
I am a Desktop Publishing Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Desktop Publishing Specialist. a Desktop Publishing Specialist Salary in Springfield, MO is $40,368 as of November 23, 2022; a Desktop Publishing Specialist Salary in Fremont, NE is $39,793 as of November 23, 2022. ( 2022-11-23 )
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. ( 2022-11-23 )
What are the Pay Factors for Desktop Publishing Specialist?
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Last Update: November 23, 2022