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Prepress Technicians in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Prepress Technician in Wisconsin?

-10% Jobs Projection
$37,760 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Prepress Technicians in Wisconsin is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Prepress Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin, there were 1,460 people working as Prepress Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 1,680 Prepress Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Prepress Technicians in WI Employment Trend

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

Prepress Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Prepress Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 9.6% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Prepress Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 180 annual job openings, and 1,610 total jobs in 2026 for Prepress Technicians in this state.

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

What do Prepress Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Prepress Technicians ranged from $22,070 to $58,300 with $37,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.61 to $28.03. The median hourly rate was $18.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.67 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.52.

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

Prepress Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,050 $49,350
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,000 $51,710
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 460 $42,670
Green Bay, WI 140 $36,450
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 140 $29,670
Appleton, WI 100 $40,580
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 90 $28,860
Madison, WI 70 $44,950
Racine, WI 50 $31,760

Top States for Prepress Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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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