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Pre-press Operator

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A pre-press operator uses a computer to get text and graphics ready for printing. They are involved in designing and laying out the artwork, setting out text and adding digital images.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting pay for a trainee might be around £12,000 to £14,000 a year. With 1 or 2 years' experience after qualifying you may earn around £18,000. Skilled pre-press operators can earn up to around £26,000 a year or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
191
1.6 %
FALL
2024
188
  United Kingdom
2019
4679
3.7 %
FALL
2024
4510

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF)
Tel: 01676 526 030
E-mail: hello@bpif.org.uk
Website: http://www.britishprint.com/
Twitter: @BPIF

Institute of Paper, Printing and Publishing
E-mail: info@ip3.org.uk
Website: http://www.ip3.org.uk

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