Publishing, people and pay

<p>Publishers may be scaring off the very people they need to grow long-term profits owing to low pay. Philip Jones reports on the BookCareers.com survey of publishing salaries in 2004.</p><p>Publishing and pay are words that are seldom uttered in the same sentence without some kind of grimace. Yet like bookselling, book publishing is awash with bright, energetic young graduates eager to swarm up the publishing career ladder. The latest survey by BookCareers.com into book publishing salaries in 2004 shows an industry with pay below that of some other professions, but which nevertheless attr...

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