Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Prepress Technicians and Workers: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Prepress Technicians and Workers
What Prepress technicians and workers Do
Format and proof text and images submitted by designers and clients into finished pages that can be printed. Includes digital and photo typesetting. May produce printing plates.
Prepress technician and worker Salaries
- 2014 employment: 36,500
- May 2015 median annual wage: $38,270
Job Outlook for Prepress technicians and workers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -9,000
- Growth rate: -25 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Prepress technician or worker
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: None
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.