PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Report

PubWest Releases Its

Industry Operations and Salary Report

Report Offers the Publishing Industry’s Only Look at the Operations and Financial Health of Small- and Medium-sized Publishers

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December 1, 2011 — Lake Oswego, OR — PubWest, the leading trade association for small- and medium-sized book publishers, announces release of its FY2010 Industry Operations and Salary Report.

In today’s changing industry, small- and medium-sized publishers need good information to make good decisions. The PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Report offers detailed metrics of this unique sector of the book publishing industry.

The PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Report examines:

  • financial dashboard data including revenue, returns, and operating costs,
  • production output,
  • e-book pricing, and salary and compensation statistics for each job function in book publishing.


The report is now for sale at

The PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Report is the book publishing industry’s only report focused on small- and medium-sized book publishers, a bellwether of the overall publishing industry’s health. All survey participants received the current year report for free, but only PubWest members have access to year-to-year trend data and analysis. For more information or to join PubWest, please The data collection for the 2010 PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Survey was open from June 13–Aug. 12, 2011. Twenty-one publishing houses participated in the financial operations section, and 23 participated in the salary survey.

For questions, comments, or concerns about the PubWest Industry Operations and Salary Report, please contact:

Dan Siburg, PubWest Industry Statistics Committee Chair,

For questions about PubWest, please contact:

Kent Watson, Executive Director, PubWest, 503-635-0056,


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