Digital Press Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Digital Press Operator is $15.35 per hour. A skill in Prepress is associated with high pay for this job.
Digital Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$27,004 - $58,338
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,762
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Digital Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.48 - $21.10
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,004 - $58,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
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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$24,721 - $48,619  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $21.10  
   
Overtime
$16.42 - $32.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
   
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).
)
$24,721 - $48,619  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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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

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

Pay Difference By Location

Portland
up arrow 9%
Minneapolis
up arrow 7%
Dallas
up arrow 6%
National Average
$34,000
Atlanta
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Rochester
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Digital Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Digital Press Operator Salaries

Prepress
up arrow 17%
ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 4%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%
National Average
$34,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 9%
Graphic Design
up arrow 14%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%
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