Magazine Industry Spotlight
MAGAZINE INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT
In 2019, the magazine industry and magazine media continued to demonstrate relevance in an increasingly complex media landscape. Supporting over 240,000 jobs, with annual wages surpassing $8 billion, the audience for magazine media grew to 228.7 million adults across print and digital. With more than 96,000 pages of editorial, including 139 new titles in 2019 alone, magazines have the ability to reach a multitude of niche audiences with impressive Return On Ad Spend (ROAS). The periodical publishing industry directly employs more than 83,200 people in the United States and supports an additional 158,700 jobs. Employers in the periodical publishing industry pay an average annual wage of $98,558 and total annual wages of $8.2 billion in the United States.