Publisher Statistics By Gender

44.3% of publishers are women and 55.7% of publishers are men.

  • Male, 55.7%
  • Female, 44.3%

Publishers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male55.7%
Female44.3%

Gender Pay Gap For Publisher

Women Earn 99¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$60,314
female-income
Female Income
$59,884

Publisher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the publisher position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Publisher Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201055.00%45.00%
201156.00%44.00%
201258.23%41.77%
201358.23%41.77%
201457.04%42.96%
201555.54%44.46%
201656.79%43.21%
201756.27%43.73%
201852.50%47.50%
201955.88%44.12%

Publisher Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, public address announcer and track announcer have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Paraprofessional Interpreter12%88%
Deaf Interpreter15%85%
Fashion Journalist15%85%
Publisher56%44%
Sports Announcer91%9%
Track Announcer92%8%
Public Address Announcer93%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Publisher Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among publishers is White, which makes up 77.6% of all publishers. Comparatively, there are 8.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.4% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 77.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.9%
  • Asian, 7.4%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Publisher Race

Publisher RacePercentages
White77.6%
Hispanic or Latino8.9%
Asian7.4%
Black or African American3.8%
Unknown2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.3%

Publisher Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among publishers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Publisher Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201079.73%3.87%6.39%7.67%
201181.90%3.88%5.23%7.45%
201281.41%4.04%5.51%7.15%
201378.58%4.82%6.39%7.20%
201479.59%3.97%6.60%7.44%
201578.24%4.41%6.59%8.18%
201678.30%4.43%6.42%8.32%
201778.31%4.54%6.49%7.65%
201878.36%3.94%7.05%7.83%
201977.56%3.80%7.45%8.91%

Publisher Wage Gap By Race

Hispanic or latino publishers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american publishers have the lowest average salary at $56,188.
$65,000
$63,000
$61,000
$59,000
$57,000
$55,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$59,767
White$61,813
Black or African American$56,188
Asian$60,113
Hispanic or Latino$62,615

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Average Age of a Publisher

We determined the average age of publishers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Publisher Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown32
White4641
Black or African American4440
Asian4441.5
Hispanic or Latino4035

Publisher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of publisher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of publishers is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Publisher Age

Publisher YearsPercentages
40+ years58%
30-40 years27%
20-30 years16%

Types of Publisher Degree Levels

The most common degree for publishers is bachelor's degree 72% of publishers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 10% and rounding it off is associate degree with 10%.

  • Bachelors, 72%
  • Masters, 10%
  • Associate, 10%
  • High School Diploma, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 5%

Publishers By Education

Publisher DegreePercentages
Bachelors72%
Masters10%
Associate10%
High School Diploma3%
Other Degrees5%

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Publisher Wage Gap By Education

Publishers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $66,378 annually. With a Doctorate degree, publishers earn a median annual income of $65,875 compared to $59,884 for publishers with an Bachelors degree.
$68,000
$66,000
$64,000
$62,000
$60,000
$58,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$66,378
Bachelor's Degree$59,884
Doctorate Degree$65,875

Publisher Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire publishers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Publisher Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees9%
50 - 100 employees7%
100 - 500 employees29%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees31%
> 10,000 employees17%

Top Industries Hiring Publishers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ publishers. Those industries include professional, non profits and professional.

Media

Technology

Professional

Hospitality

Fortune 500

Publisher Turnover And Employment Statistics

Publisher Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of publishers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Publisher Unemployment Rate By Year

YearPublisher Unemployment Rate
20107.55%
20116.88%
20125.99%
20136.94%
20145.63%
20154.60%
20164.23%
20173.44%
20184.10%
20192.52%

The Average Number of Years That Publisher Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,461 publishers resumes, we figured out that the average publisher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 30%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Publisher Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year13%
1-2 years30%
3-4 years16%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years8%
11+ years16%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Publishers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to publishers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Lexicographer5.97%54400.00%
Comic Writer10.15%10,198
Publisher11.70%
Anchorman13.43%24400.00%
Communications Department Head14.99%51,594
Program Writer15.93%67,545
Radio Board Operator19.74%28,352

Publisher LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Lexicographer5.97%544
Comic Writer10.15%10,198
Anchorman13.43%244
Communications Department Head14.99%51,594
Program Writer15.93%67,545
Radio Board Operator19.74%28,352

Foreign Languages Spoken By Publishers

The most common foreign language among publishers is Spanish at 54.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 17.0% and Italian is the third-most popular at 5.7%.

  • Spanish, 54.5%
  • French, 17.0%
  • Italian, 5.7%
  • Portuguese, 3.4%
  • German, 3.4%
  • Other, 16.0%

Publisher Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish54.5%
French17.0%
Italian5.7%
Portuguese3.4%
German3.4%
Other16.0%

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Where Do Publishers Earn The Most?

Publishers earn the most in Connecticut, where the average publisher salary is $93,339. The map here shows where publishers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Publishers?

By looking through more than 2,461 resumes, we found that the most popular places for publishers are New York, NY and Chicago, IL.

Number of Publishers

Number Of Publisher Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California849$85,312
2New York732$77,366
3Texas396$68,364
4Virginia375$78,776
5Maryland303$76,751
6Massachusetts287$74,830
7Florida285$66,674
8Illinois269$77,521
9Pennsylvania204$73,322
10North Carolina201$65,531
11District of Columbia195$89,656
12Washington192$77,756
13New Jersey189$77,051
14Oregon173$55,117
15Georgia164$67,908
16Ohio128$68,587
17Michigan123$70,798
18Colorado121$68,333
19Minnesota117$78,018
20Missouri117$47,146
21Wisconsin93$60,173
22Arizona88$68,270
23Tennessee86$65,517
24Utah73$65,049
25Indiana73$54,864
26Connecticut63$93,339
27South Carolina60$63,255
28Nebraska52$43,233
29Alabama50$61,767
30Iowa46$48,236
31Kansas45$49,265
32Oklahoma44$66,179
33New Mexico38$69,985
34Nevada37$71,987
35Kentucky37$69,106
36Arkansas35$64,640
37Idaho30$70,620
38Wyoming30$65,171
39New Hampshire29$90,692
40Alaska27$50,383
41Louisiana27$51,767
42West Virginia26$74,651
43Vermont24$75,355
44Rhode Island24$72,174
45Montana23$49,965
46North Dakota20$74,897
47Delaware20$71,733
48Hawaii20$60,812
49Mississippi16$44,542
50Maine14$74,693
51South Dakota12$49,251

Publisher Demographics FAQs

How Many Publisher Are There In The Us?

There are over 835 Publishers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Publishers Are Black?

3.8% of Publishers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Publishers?

Most a are White, with 77.6% of Publishers belonging to this ethnicity. 8.9% of Publishers are Hispanic or Latino, 7.4% of Publishers are Asian, 3.8% of Publishers are Black or African American, 2.0% of Publishers are Unknown, and 0.3% of Publishers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Publisher Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Publisher jobs are male - dominated. 55% of Publishers are male, and 44% are female, so there are more male Publishers than female Publishers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Publisher?

The average Publisher is 44 years old. 58% of Publishers are 40+ years old or older, 27% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 16% are between 20-30 years old

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