Prepress Technicians And Workers

Training Requirements for Prepress Technicians And Workers

Prepress technicians and workers need a postsecondary nondegree award.

Degrees for Prepress technicians and workers
Percent
Less than High School 8.7
High School 32.5
Some College 28.0
Associates Degree 15.0
Bachelors Degree 13.3
Masters Degree 2.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Prepress Technicians And Workers

This represents about 36,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 less prepress technicians and workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.

Typical Income for Prepress Technicians And Workers

Hourly Income

On average,prepress technicians and workers make $19.54 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Prepress technicians and workers $11.37 $14.55 $18.72 $23.89 $29.13
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Printing workers $10.16 $12.80 $16.88 $21.95 $27.23
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, prepress technicians and workers make $40,640 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Prepress technicians and workers $23,650 $30,270 $38,930 $49,680 $60,590
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Printing workers $21,140 $26,620 $35,120 $45,650 $56,630
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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