Desktop Publishers

Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that are printed or published online.

$42,350

Median US Salary

Associate's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Desktop Publishers

Currently employed

12,000

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

-14%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

Declining

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Desktop Publishers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $60,030

Massachusetts $57,250

New Mexico $53,860

Georgia $51,790

Maryland $50,490

California $50,210

Connecticut $49,840

Colorado $49,310

New Jersey $48,400

New York $48,140

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Maxxing your 401k as Desktop Publishers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

44.9%

Per paycheck

$731.35

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,628.85
Pre Tax Retirement $731.35
Before Taxes $897.50
Taxes $269.25
Take Home $628.25

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