Graphic and Print Technician
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
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.
Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:
Specific labour market information for Graphic and Print Technicians in Manitoba
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