Prepress Technicians and Workers

2.1/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $19.91 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 77% (Robots are watching)

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There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Prepress Technicians and Workers' job openings is expected to decline by -17.1% by 2030
'Prepress Technicians and Workers' 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 'Prepress Technicians and Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Prepress Technicians and Workers' was $41,410, or $19.91 hourly
'Prepress Technicians and Workers' are paid 1.3% lower 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 28,010 people employed as Prepress Technicians and Workers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 51-5111.00

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