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Desktop Publishers

Use computer software to design layouts for books, newspapers, and other published items.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$29.13 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -12.3%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter information into databases or software programs.
  • Format digital documents, data, or images.
  • Operate computers or computerized equipment.
  • Read work orders to determine material or setup requirements.
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Job Title Examples:

Design Editor
Electronic Console Display Operator
Graphic Artist

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