Prepress Manager Salary

A Prepress Manager earns an average salary of $55,625 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in ICC Profiling / Color Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,121 - $77,444
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,624
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$17.03 - $30.43
(Median)
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,121 - $77,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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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$39,852 - $75,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.03 - $30.43  
   
Overtime
$26.45 - $44.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$509  
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).
)
$39,852 - $75,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Prepress Manager

Prepress managers oversee printing jobs within their company (generally a printing or graphics company), ensuring that graphic designs and content meet all quality and technical standards before sending them to be printed. They may handle a variety of products, such as apparel, signs, decals, and standard paper products, among others. A substantial part of this position is working with clients to produce and edit their graphics, ensuring that all work is done properly and within deadline. Prepress managers often supervise a team of employees, which can include graphic designers, prepress support staff, and others; they must provide guidance, training, and discipline to these employees as necessary. The prepress team frequently collaborates with many other teams in their organization, including the sales, client services, design, and production departments.

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Prepress Manager Tasks

  • Track and analyze quality and staffing problems, identifying fixes.
  • Set and enforce standards for file transmission, proofing, equipment calibration, and other tasks.
  • Oversee scheduling and activities of electronic prepress staff.
  • Select and implement software to improve productivity and quality.

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Experience Affects Prepress Manager Salaries



National Average
$53,000



Skills That Affect Prepress Manager Salaries



National Average
$53,000

Adobe InDesign
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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