Salary for Prepress Technicians and Workers

Also known as:  Digital Proofing and Platemaker, Electronic Pre-Press Technician, Photoengraver, Plate Mounter, Pre-Press Proofer, Prepress Stripper, Type Setter

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Prepress technicians and workers proofread, edit and format work sent in by clients and designers. The work is then made into a finished page that can be printed or printing plates. Usually vocational training is needed to be considered for this position. An employer often requires up to two years of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Prepress Technician or Worker can get a pay level that can range from 24000 to 36000 depending on seniority levels. Prepress Technicians and Workers can expect wages of Thirty Seven Thousand Eight Hundred dollars yearly.

Prepress Technicians and Workers can obtain the highest compensation in the District of Columbia, where they get wages of close to about $57590. This group of professionals are paid at the highest level in Educational Services, which has job pay of $56870.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Prepress Technician or Worker, please select your state.
ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
INDUSTRIES
Prepress Technicians and Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $56,870
Educational Services $38,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $38,580
Manufacturing $38,500
Other Services (except Public Administration) $37,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises $37,190
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $34,290
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $34,490
Wholesale Trade $34,570
Transportation and Warehousing $35,320
Information $35,580
Finance and Insurance $35,970
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