Bindery Operator Salary

A Bindery Operator earns an average wage of $16.22 per hour. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,270 - $61,277
$23K
$33K
$61K
MEDIAN: $33,406
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50%
90%

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$11.04 - $21.48
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.12
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$0$61K
Salary $23,270 - $61,277
Bonus $202.73 - $12,822
Profit Sharing $750
Commission $6,600
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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$24,186 - $49,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $21.48
Hourly Tips $0.23
Overtime $15.53 - $31.95
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $202.73 - $12,822
Commission $6,600
Profit Sharing $750
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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$24,186 - $49,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 322

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Bindery Operator

Pay by Experience for a Bindery Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Bindery Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bindery Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Bindery Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 95 salaries. A Bindery Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 126 salaries.

Bindery Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Bindery Operator?

Bindery Operator in New Tazewell:
"Lowest paid for the hardest, most work performed."
I love my job. It is stressful only because work is slow, can't get the pay I was promised. Make sure everything is in writing and that you keep all copies.They are signed by those needed. Paper work does disappear. The work is very fast paced which I like, very hard on the body with no helper as I do. Make sure to check around for pay if you have no helper.

Bindery Operator in Denver:
"It's been mostly hard to do lately."
Pros: I'm home again!
Cons: It seams like no one wants to pay good salary unless you're well educated.

Bindery Operator in Las Vegas:
"A lot of fun."
Pros: Steady, Great Vibe, Busy.
Cons: Pay grade.

Bindery Operator in Las Vegas:
"High Demanding."
Pros: Everyone is a team player.
Cons: Pay Grade.

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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Key Stats for Bindery Operator

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Bindery Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Bindery Operator Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲31%

Equipment Maintenance
▲6%


National Average
$35,000

Customer Service
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 32%
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