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.

Salary in Publishing House according to the Designation
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.

Salary in Publishing House according to Education Qualification
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.

Salary of some Publishing house
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

Salaries in Publishing house according to cities

Noida and Delhi pay the highest salaries to their employees. Other metropolitan cities pay lesser than these two cities. This things depicts in the following chart
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