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Prepress Technician and Worker Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $9.37 $16.01 $25.71
  Annual $19,500 $33,300 $53,500
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Prepress Technicians and Workers Set up and prepare material for printing presses. Include prepress functions, such as compositing, typesetting, layout, paste-up, camera operating, scanning, film stripping, and photoengraving.