Desktop publisher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Desktop publisher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $34,360
Arizona $32,560
California $54,830
Colorado $53,170
Connecticut $55,870
District of Columbia $60,930
Florida $35,100
Georgia $50,650
Hawaii $35,180
Iowa $36,920
Illinois $38,557
Indiana $33,575
Kansas $31,290
Kentucky $36,210
Louisiana $28,720
Massachusetts $58,240
Maryland $52,760
Maine $34,800
Michigan $41,390
Minnesota $48,690
Missouri $38,430
Mississippi $32,930
North Carolina $39,070
North Dakota $38,450
Nebraska $25,620
New Hampshire $32,240
New Jersey $38,040
New Mexico $53,280
New York $51,160
Ohio $41,240
Oklahoma $40,930
Oregon $45,060
Pennsylvania $39,714
South Carolina $32,910
Tennessee $43,420
Texas $40,290
Utah $43,740
Virginia $47,750
Vermont $42,070
Washington $41,750
Wisconsin $47,450
West Virginia $22,680

How do desktop publisher salaries compare to similar careers?

Desktop publishers earn 13% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than bioinformatics scientists but more than graphic designers.

Career Median Salary
Bioinformatics scientist salary $82K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Technical writer salary $65K
Audio engineer salary $53K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $58K
Desktop publisher salary $45K
Drafter salary $48K
Audio and video equipment technician salary $46K
Broadcast and sound engineering technician salary $41K
Graphic designer salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)