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Desktop Publishers


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

Desktop Publishers design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that will be printed or put online. They collect the text, graphics, and other materials they will need and then format them into a finished product.

Wages $24.42 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
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