Desktop Publishers

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
2%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-12.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$47,560
or $22.86 hourly
VOLUME
7,090
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 2% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Desktop Publishers' job openings is expected to decline by -12.3% by 2030
'Desktop Publishers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Desktop Publishers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Desktop Publishers' was $47,560, or $22.86 hourly
'Desktop Publishers' are paid 13.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,090 people employed as Desktop Publishers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.

SOC Code: 43-9031.00

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