Prepress Manager Salary

A Prepress Manager earns an average salary of $58,538 per year.

$41,570 - $76,926
$42K
$59K
$77K
MEDIAN: $58,538
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$16.72 - $31.07
$17
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.34
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,570 - $76,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$1,248  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$39,161 - $75,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.72 - $31.07  
   
Overtime
$22.52 - $45.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,248  
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).
)
$39,161 - $75,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Manager

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

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Key Stats for Prepress Manager

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
54%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Prepress Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$54,000

▼18%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Prepress Manager Salaries

▲3%


National Average
$54,000




Graphic Design
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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