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Publishing and Printing Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Publishing and Printing make in Saudi Arabia?

14,789 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Publishing and Printing in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 14,789 SAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Publishing and Printing jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Art Director17,604 SAR
Art Supervisor14,372 SAR
Artist15,265 SAR
Assistant Editor11,908 SAR
Associate Content Management Specialist15,063 SAR
Associate Editor12,710 SAR
Binder and Finisher8,597 SAR
Bindery Supervisor10,106 SAR
Circulations Director17,478 SAR
Color Technician7,395 SAR
Commissioning Editor13,828 SAR
Communications Editor12,146 SAR
Content Management Assistant12,342 SAR
Content Writer13,562 SAR
CopyWriter13,623 SAR
Corporate Print Center Specialist12,687 SAR
Curator13,673 SAR
DTP Operator11,614 SAR
Editor14,511 SAR
Electronic Publisher15,003 SAR
Fashion Subeditor14,099 SAR
Media Design Manager20,170 SAR
Media Planner15,953 SAR
Photographer11,810 SAR
Planning and Supply Manager21,225 SAR
Print Production Coordinator13,687 SAR
Print Production Manager19,067 SAR
Printing Press Operator11,176 SAR
Production Editor12,662 SAR
Proofreader12,391 SAR
Publishing and Printing Coordinator14,112 SAR
Publishing and Printing Manager18,852 SAR
Publishing and Printing Supervisor18,847 SAR
Publishing Specialist16,812 SAR
Reporter17,018 SAR
Technical Writer13,449 SAR
Technical Writing Manager17,847 SAR

Publishing and Printing Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Publishing and Printing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Publishing and Printing salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 7,871 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 21,747 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 14,789 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Publishing and Printing are earning less than 14,789 SAR while the other half are earning more than 14,789 SAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Publishing and Printing are earning less than 10,197 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 10,197 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Publishing and Printing are earning less than 18,268 SAR while 25% are earning more than 18,268 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Publishing and Printing Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia

How do Publishing and Printing salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Publishing and Printing
Average Salary 2016    =  
13,735 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
14,243 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
14,599 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
14,789 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Publishing and Printing salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Publishing and Printing Hourly Average Wage in Saudi Arabia

85 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Publishing and Printing is 85 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 85 SAR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Publishing and Printing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Publishing and Printing and Publishing and Printing monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Publishing and Printing and All Jobs and we found that Publishing and Printing salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha14,034 SAR
Dammam14,549 SAR
Jeddah15,358 SAR
Khubar14,349 SAR
Mecca15,089 SAR
Medina14,819 SAR
Riyadh15,627 SAR
Tabuk13,448 SAR
Taif13,707 SAR
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