Publishing generally includes production and broadcasting of information, literature and music. These activities are run to make general public aware through any medium (digital or print). The major producers in this sector are the authors, who have the idea and words to convey to public and others who have brought idea to reality. Digitalisation of the world has reduced the cost of printing and made the world flowing with instant information and knowledge through internet. Instead of printing press, website and domains are becoming the publishing place. The internet has changed the life of people completely. Earlier, public used to have the subscription of library or magazine, now they have subscription through website and everyone is reading the stuff through internet with much lesser cost and with lesser span of time. But still the big authors books and various magazines require the printing press.
Salary of Professional in Publishing Houses
Editor and copy writers are major job position people generally look for in publishing houses. Publishing houses are also looking for software engineers and technical editors. The salary of these professionals is given in the following table.
|Designation||Average Salary (Annual)||Salary Band( Annual)|
|Editor||Rs 3.5 lakh||Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 4.5 lakh|
|Sr. Editor||Rs 5 lakh||Rs. 2.25 to Rs. 12 lakh|
|Technical Editor||Rs 2 lakh||Rs. 1.75 to Rs. 6.5 lakh|
|Software Engineer||Rs 3.9 lakh||Rs. 2 to Rs. 7 lakh|
|Assistant Editor||Rs 2.9 lakh||Rs. 1.75 to Rs. 7.5 lakh|
|Copy Editor||Rs 2.6 lakh||Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 4.5 lakh|
|Graphic Designer||Rs 2 lakh||Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 4.8 lakh|
Salaries in Publishing house according to the educational degrees
Salaries in publishing houses vary according to the qualification. The following table shows the salaries according to qualification in publishing house.
|Degree||Salary Band (Annual)|
|Bachelor||Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 7 lakh|
|MBA||Rs. 1.5 to Rs. 4.8 lakh|
|MBA (HR)||Rs. 1.6 to Rs. 6.8 lakh|
|B.tech (IT)||Rs. 1.25 to Rs. 4.8 lakh|
Salary in some publishing house in India
Well known publishing houses pay higher salaries to their employees. Oxford University Press pays the highest salary to their employees. Some of the average salary bands are given of some publishing houses.
|Publishing House||Salary Band (Annual)|
|Oxford University Press||Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 19 lakh|
|Thomson Digital||Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh|
|Dorling Kindersley||Rs 4 lakh to Rs 6 lakh|
|Packt Publishing||Rs 1.75 lakh to Rs 5.5 lakh|
|Newgen Imaging System Pte Ltd||Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 12 lakh|