Graphic and Print Technician

Graphic and Print Technician

Career Information

Employment & Advancement

Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain employment and/or experience.

  • Small printing shops
  • Printing Press Operator
  • Binding and Finishing Machine Operator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Electronic Publisher
  • Flexography and offset Operators/Assistants
  • Binder Operator
  • Pres-press Technician
  • Digital Printing Machine Operator
  • Sign Maker
  • Graphic arts departments of companies that publish materials in-house
  • Large printing plants
  • Self-employed


For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:

Are Employers Hiring?

It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.

Specific jobs ads:

The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.

Manitoba trends:

Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:

Canada-wide trends:

Specific labour market information for Graphic and Print Technicians in Manitoba

Additional Information

Manitoba Print Industry Association

The Canadian Printing Ink Manufactures Association

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)

Printing and Graphic Industries Association of Alberta

Sign Association of Canada

Print Industries of America

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