Digital Press Operator Salary

The average wage for a Digital Press Operator is $16.62 per hour. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job.
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$26,156 - $51,845
$26K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,733
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$12.41 - $21.79
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MEDIAN: $16.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,156 - $51,845  
   
Bonus
$456.15 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$26,399 - $51,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $21.79  
   
Overtime
$19.29 - $33.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$456.15 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$26,399 - $51,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 338

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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

Pay by Experience for a Digital Press Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Press Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 149 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Press Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Digital Press Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 114 salaries. A Digital Press Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 73 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,142

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Digital Press Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Digital Press Operator?

Digital Press Operator in Pasadena:
"Not for everyone."
Pros: What I like most is the independence that you have, as long as you are responsible oohing quite surprises you and you don't need constant supervision.
Cons: Deadlines stack up on top of each other, and rhe hours are not consistent.

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Key Stats for Digital Press Operator

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Digital Press Operator Salaries

▲15%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Digital Press Operator Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲13%

▲2%

▲2%


National Average
$36,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼14%

Adobe Illustrator
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 23%