Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that are printed or published online.
Many desktop publishers work full time, and they may need to work additional hours to meet publication deadlines.
How to Become a Desktop
Desktop publishers typically need an associate’s degree. They also receive short-term on-the-job training lasting about 1 month.
The median annual wage for desktop publishers was $42,350 in May 2017.