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Bindery Operator Salary

The average rate for a Bindery Operator is $15.05 per hour.
$18,383 - $55,369
(Median)
$18K
$34K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,465
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50%
90%

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$11.05 - $20.36
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,383 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $685  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,135 - $45,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $20.36  
   
Overtime
$15.95 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $685  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,135 - $45,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 290
United States (change)

Job Description for Bindery Operator

A bindery operator performs print jobs and sets up, maintains, and operates the bindery equipment used to create documents such as books, pamphlets, and magazines. The bindery operator needs to perform regular maintenance on the machines under their supervision to ensure they run smoothly. Troubleshooting issues with this equipment is sometimes needed, and quality checks should be carried out to make sure machines are operating at peak efficiency. When machines cannot be fixed easily, the bindery operator needs to report issues to their managers so that the appropriate technicians can be contacted. Additionally, bindery operators must perform recordkeeping tasks such as logging current jobs and documenting their results.

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Bindery Operator Tasks

  • Maintain inventory and supplies record, tracking all uses.
  • Prepare and finish products, including scoring, cutting, padding, collating, addressing, and shrink wrapping.
  • Set up and run bindery equipment, including folders and cutters.
  • Conduct quality inspections, ensuring speed of production and quality standards are met.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bindery Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Bindery Operator Reviews

What is it like working as a Bindery Operator?

Bindery Operator in Phoenix:
"Shipping And Receiving."
Pros: Its mechanically challenging. And the people around me are good also.
Cons: Poor planning and time management.

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Experience Affects Bindery Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$33,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Bindery Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 28%