The average pay for an Offset Press Operator is $19.03 per hour.

$28,187 - $66,384
$28K
$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $41,722
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$13.16 - $26.78
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$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,187 - $66,384  
   
Bonus
$146.81 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
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$27,991 - $62,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $26.78  
   
Overtime
$20.96 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$146.81 - $3,091  
   
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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$27,991 - $62,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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Job Description for Offset Press Operator

Offset press operators have a hands-on position operating heavy machinery in production lines and factories (typically involving paper packaging). The offset press is used to create packaging for products that includes the large-scale production of consumables. To operate an offset press, an individual must be able to use a computer to run the program controlling the machine; the computer is programmed by the operator, who determines the exact specifications required and sends the commands to the machine itself, which begins printing and cutting patterns. In addition to programming the computer, offset press operators are in charge of performing safety checklists, as well as lifting, loading, and inspecting various materials.

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Offset Press Operator Tasks

  • Interpret print jobs to prioritize, organize, and set up machines and workflow.
  • Inventory and order press supplies.
  • Clean, maintain, and stock printing presses.
  • Inspect products for quality and conformance to specifications.
  • Adjust press quality, ink, pressures, loads, and mounts to produce desired product.

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Key Stats for Offset Press Operator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
58%
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Experience Affects Offset Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Offset Press Operator Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 8%

ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 9%

bindery
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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