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Above the statewide median
$29.12 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  5.1%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Obtain copyrights or other legal permissions.
  • Discuss production content and progress with others.
  • Design layouts for print publications.
  • Determine presentation subjects or content.
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Managing Editor
News Editor
Newspaper Copy Editor

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