Salary Survey 2021


The Salary Survey 2021 is now live and will close at 23:00 on Friday, 30th July 2021.

This survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.



To participate in this survey you need to be working
* in the UK or Ireland
* for a Book or Journal Publisher (including Learned and Professional Societies) or Literary Agency
a UK and Ireland Publishing Services Company which provides services for a UK or Ireland Book or Journal Publisher
* should be a salaried member of staff, either permanent or in a fixed term contract/internship/apprentice of 6 months or longer (full time or part time).

Before you start you might want some data handy. You are going to be asked questions about:-
Your salary and any bonus or commission
The amount of any student loan outstanding
The cost of commuting
Your employer, including information on staff benefits and their diversity and inclusion policy.

By participating in this survey you understand any data you submit will be used in line with our Privacy Policy, which can be read here. Namely, we do not sell on raw data or individual responses. Any data published is gathered and anonymous. We edit all comments and response to protect anonymity.


The hashtag we are using across social media is #ssbooks21.


Copies of the Full Report are now available for pre-order.

The results of previous surveys can be found here:- Salary Survey 2017 Salary Survey 2013