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$37,000

Median annual salary based on certification and degree program completion.

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Data Entry Keyers

Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.
Administrative Assistant
AS Degree
Administrative Assistant
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Assistant
AA Degree
Administrative Assistant
Certificate
Administrative Assistant
Certificate or Training

Desktop Publishers

Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.
Academic English Certificate
Certificate
Adult English As A Special Language - Advanced
Certificate or Training
Advertising And Graphic Design
AA Degree
Advertising Arts
AS Degree
Applied Art And Design: Graphic Design
AA Degree

Etchers and Engravers

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.
Art
Certificate of Achievement
Art : Three Dimensional
Certificate of Achievement
Art And Design: Jewelry
AA Degree

Prepress Technicians and Workers

Format and proof text and images submitted by designers and clients into finished pages that can be printed. Includes digital and photo typesetting. May produce printing plates.
Applied Digital Media And Printing
AS Degree
Applied Digital Media And Printing
Certificate of Achievement
Art Digital Media
AA Degree
Art Digital Media Character Animation
Certificate of Achievement
Art Digital Media: 3D Modeling And Animation
Certificate of Achievement

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Bind books and other publications or finish printed products by hand or machine. May set up binding and finishing machines.
Art: Graphic Communications
AA Degree
Art: Graphic Communications
Certificate of Achievement
Arts Graphic Communication
AA Degree
Arts Graphic Communication
Certificate of Achievement
Color Printing And Processing
Certificate of Achievement

Printing Press Operators

Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.
Art: Graphic Communications
AA Degree
Art: Graphic Communications
Certificate of Achievement
Arts Graphic Communication
AA Degree
Arts Graphic Communication
Certificate of Achievement
Color Printing And Processing
Certificate of Achievement

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.
Academic English Certificate
Certificate
Adult English As A Special Language - Advanced
Certificate or Training
Basic Writing Success
Certificate or Training
Creative Writing
Certificate of Achievement
Creative Writing
AA Degree
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