For Die Press Operators, hourly average wages total $14.87 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Die Press Operators are male. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$10.23 - $23.94
(Median)
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$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $23.94  
   
Overtime
$15.40 - $36.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$23,266 - $54,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Die Press Operator

  • Monitor machinery and inspect samples during print runs, responding to errors.
  • Perform maintenance of machinery, clean and oil presses, and order parts and printing supplies.
  • Set-up and operate presses, adjusting equipment, such as ink flow rates and die alignment, to ensure final product matches job requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Die Press Operator

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $44K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Die Press Operators make a median salary of $52K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $39K.

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Experience Affects Die Press Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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