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Desktop Publishers in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Desktop Publisher? Read this first!

-14% Jobs Projection
$47,450 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Desktop Publishers in Wisconsin are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Desktop Publishers in Wisconsin is expected to decrease.

  • Desktop Publishers in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Desktop Publishers Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 210 workers employed as Desktop Publishers in this state in 2018.

There were 280 Desktop Publishers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Desktop Publishers in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 190 Desktop Publishers working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Desktop Publishers than average.

Desktop Publishers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Desktop Publishers in this state are declining at a rate of 13.5% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Desktop Publishers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 320 total jobs in 2026 for Desktop Publishers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,200 annual jobs and 12,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Desktop Publishers Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Desktop Publishers ranged from $34,610 to $72,550 with $47,450 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.64 to $34.88. The median hourly rate was $22.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.17 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.64.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Desktop Publishers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Desktop Publishers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Desktop Publishers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 600 $34,120
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 320 $51,220
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 80 $52,160

Top States for Desktop Publishers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Desktop Publishers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,040 $54,830
Texas 990 $40,290
New York 850 $51,160
Pennsylvania 820 $35,520
Illinois 820 $36,100
Florida 410 $35,100
Ohio 380 $41,240
Maryland 380 $52,760
Minnesota 380 $48,690
Massachusetts 360 $58,240
Georgia 350 $50,650
New Jersey 320 $38,040
Oregon 300 $45,060
Louisiana 240 $28,720
Indiana 240 $31,130
Wisconsin 210 $47,450
Virginia 210 $47,750
Iowa 190 $36,920
Michigan 190 $41,390
District of Columbia 190 $0

Below are the states where Desktop Publishers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $58,240
Connecticut $55,870
California $54,830
New Mexico $53,280
Colorado $53,170
Maryland $52,760
New York $51,160
Georgia $50,650
Minnesota $48,690
Virginia $47,750


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