Digital Press Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Digital Press Operator is $15.44 per hour. A skill in Prepress is associated with high pay for this job.
Digital Press Operator Salary (?
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$28,000 - $59,322
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,019
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Digital Press Operator Salary (?
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$11.44 - $21.22
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,000 - $59,322  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $988  
Profit Sharing
$7.14 - $3,073  
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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$24,695 - $48,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $21.22  
   
Overtime
$16.81 - $33.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $988  
   
Profit Sharing
$7.14 - $3,073  
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).
)
$24,695 - $48,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
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Job Description for Digital Press Operator

A digital press operator typically works in the printing and publishing industry, operating a digital press that produces various printed materials assigned by their employer. A digital press operator usually is responsible for operating more than one piece of digital press equipment at one time, including maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Digital press operators typically work in indoor environments on a variety of shifts that typically are eight to 12 hours long and may be first, second, or third shift depending on the production capabilities and demand of the employer.
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Digital Press Operator Tasks
  • Update ink, material, paper, and other inventories to ensure smooth operations.
  • Quality inspect products and ensure accurate rendering.
  • Interpret orders and load printing press to correctly produce products.
  • Document products, materials, and problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Digital Press Operator

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Pay Difference By Location

Portland
up arrow 9%
Dallas
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Chicago
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$34,000
Rochester
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Experience Affects Digital Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Digital Press Operator Salaries

Prepress
up arrow 12%
Maintenance
up arrow 4%
ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$34,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 10%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 22%
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