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Prepress Technicians and Workers

Job Information

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.


  • Most prepress technician jobs now require formal postsecondary graphic communications training in the various types of computer software used in digital imaging.
  • Employment is projected to decline rapidly as the increased use of computers in typesetting and page layout requires fewer prepress technicians.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $37,060/yr ($18.53/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Some college, no degree