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Prepress Technicians and Workers

Prepare documents for printing by formatting and checking for errors in text and photos.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$22.39 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -17.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter commands, instructions, or specifications into equipment.
  • Operate digital imaging equipment.
  • Program equipment to perform production tasks.
  • Select production equipment according to product specifications.
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Job Title Examples:

Electronic Prepress Operator (EPP Operator)
Plate Maker
Prepress Technician

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