The average rate for a Digital Press Operator is $15.21 per hour.
Digital Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$26,718 - $54,915
(Median)
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34K
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45K
55K
MEDIAN: $38,592
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Digital Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.44 - $20.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,718 - $54,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,005  
Profit Sharing
$7.30 - $3,021  
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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$24,612 - $47,221  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $20.62  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $31.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,005  
   
Profit Sharing
$7.30 - $3,021  
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).
)
$24,612 - $47,221  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 462
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Digital Press Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Minneapolis
up arrow 17%
Portland
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
National Average
$34,000
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Rochester
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Digital Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Digital Press Operator Salaries

ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 6%
Maintenance
up arrow 5%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%
National Average
$34,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 13%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 20%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%
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