How much does a Desktop Publishing Operator II make in the United States? The average Desktop Publishing Operator II salary in the United States is $57,637 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $50,651 and $67,005. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Desktop Publishing Operator II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Desktop Publishing Operator II Salary $44,291 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Desktop Publishing Operator II Salary $50,651 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Desktop Publishing Operator II Salary $57,637 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Desktop Publishing Operator II Salary $67,005 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Desktop Publishing Operator II Salary $75,534 US January 26, 2024
25% $50,651 10% $44,291 90% $75,534 75% $67,005 $57,637 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Desktop Publishing Operator II need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Presentation: Presentation conveys information from a speaker to an audience. Presentations are typically demonstrations, introduction, lecture, or speech meant to inform, persuade, inspire, motivate, build goodwill, or present a new idea/product.

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Microsoft Word: Microsoft Word or MS Word is a popular word-processing program used mainly for creating documents, such as brochures, letters, learning activities, quizzes, tests, and students' homework assignments

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PowerPoint: A computer software created by Microsoft which allows the user to create slides with recordings, narrations, transitions and other features in order to present information.

Presentation 0.04%
Microsoft Word 0.03%
PowerPoint 0.04%
Others 99.89%

Job Description for Desktop Publishing Operator II

Desktop Publishing Operator II utilizes desktop publishing tools, equipment, and software packages to create and produce a variety of high quality communication materials that incorporate text and graphic images. Designs page layouts, charts, graphs, and computer graphics. Being a Desktop Publishing Operator II selects, imports, and edits graphic images used to enhance the impact of the materials. May require an associate degree. Additionally, Desktop Publishing Operator II typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Desktop Publishing Operator II works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Desktop Publishing Operator II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Desktop Publishing Operator II

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For Desktop Publishing Operator II, the first career path typically starts with a Graphic Design Supervisor position, and then Graphic Design Manager.

The second career path typically progresses to Package Design Manager.

Additionally, the third career path typically progresses to Desktop Publishing Operator III.

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Desktop Publishing Operator II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Desktop Publishing Operator II, the highest Desktop Publishing Operator II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Desktop Publishing Operator II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Desktop Publishing Operator II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Desktop Publishing Operator II salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Desktop Publishing Operator II: Desktop Publishing, Image Editing, Desktop Publishing Tools, Graphic Design

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