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Prepress Technicians in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Prepress Technician?

-22% Jobs Projection
$41,780 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

While jobs for Prepress Technicians in New York are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Prepress Technicians in New York is expected to decrease.

  • Prepress Technicians in New York earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Prepress Technicians Work in New York?

1,690 people worked as Prepress Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,890 Prepress Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 385 Prepress Technicians working in it, which means New York has more Prepress Technicians than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Prepress Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 22.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -19.9%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 180 annual job openings, and a total of 1,700 jobs for New York Prepress Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,000 annual jobs and 27,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Prepress Technicians Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Prepress Technicians ranged from $26,070 to $71,320 with $41,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.53 to $34.29. The median hourly rate was $20.09.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.88 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.21.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Prepress Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Prepress Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,850 $50,360
Rochester, NY 170 $40,720
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 160 $38,390
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 150 $36,200
Syracuse, NY 60 $42,920

Top States for Prepress Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Prepress Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,810 $42,230
Texas 1,910 $37,040
Ohio 1,770 $39,910
New York 1,690 $41,780
Wisconsin 1,460 $37,760
Pennsylvania 1,440 $40,940
Minnesota 1,410 $49,440
Illinois 1,370 $46,290
New Jersey 1,220 $54,620
Missouri 1,020 $37,760
Florida 970 $36,530
Indiana 940 $37,440
Georgia 910 $38,990
Michigan 780 $40,800
Massachusetts 770 $42,380
Maryland 750 $44,820
Tennessee 720 $36,440
Virginia 710 $42,000
Kansas 650 $31,000
North Carolina 630 $40,300

Below are the states where Prepress Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $81,240
New Jersey $54,620
Delaware $52,200
Minnesota $49,440
Illinois $46,290
Maryland $44,820
Nevada $44,290
Nebraska $43,820
Connecticut $43,190
Oregon $42,440

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