Publishing Industry Salary & Benefits Survey

Benchmarking pay and benefits in Publishing

Pay and benefits data designed for companies in the Publishing sector

The UK Publishing Industry Salary and Benefits Survey has been running for many years, providing organisations in UK publishing with access to invaluable market data for selected, sector specific jobs.

Publishing Salary Survey Survey features:

  • Stable sample
  • Sector specific range of benchmark jobs
  • Online and individually tailored analysis results
  • Benefits data
  • Additional services and support from Alan Jones & Associates

The Publishing Industry Salary & Benefits Survey covers a wide range of jobs in the following functions:

  • Publishing
  • Editorial Services
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Systems/Database Management
  • Sales
  • Publicity
  • Production
  • Design
  • Rights
  • Contracts
  • Digital
  • Projects

The Publishing Industry Salary & Benefits Survey is run annually and is for participants only. Any organisation in the sector with matches is eligible to join. The survey is paid for by participant subscription which covers:

  • Customised annual Excel/PDF copy of the survey results
  • Online survey results
  • Benefits review results available online
  • Pay review survey free to survey participants (6 monthly): statistical analysis of past and anticipated pay movements, geographical analysis
  • Access to Alan Jones HR Policy Surveys free of charge

Publishing Industry Benefits Information Survey features:

The benefits questionnaire is online and is available to any organisation taking part in the salary survey. The benefits section of the Publishing Industry Salary & Benefits Survey covers:

  • Contractual hours
  • Holiday entitlement including: holiday with service; buying and selling holiday; additional leave; sabbaticals
  • Sick pay including sick pay at start of employment and then as accrued with service
  • Permanent/prolonged health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension schemes: defined benefit, defined contribution, stakeholder; annual allowance
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, optical insurance
  • Share schemes
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental/parental bereavement pay/leave policies
  • Flexible benefits
  • Long service awards; other payments & awards
  • Total reward statements; employee self-service
  • Recruitment/introduction bonuses
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Flexible working (incl. home/hybrid working)
  • Overtime
  • Absence & turnover
  • Commencement of benefits
  • EAP
  • Health & wellbeing

Participants must submit their benefits information to access this section of the Publishing survey.

Further details on this survey (participating companies, job descriptions, questionnaires, price, etc.) are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.