Prepress Manager Salary

The average salary for a Prepress Manager is $55,176 per year. 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.

$40,837 - $78,422

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$17.05 - $27.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,837 - $78,422  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,833  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,983  
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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$39,743 - $75,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.05 - $27.94  
   
Overtime
$26.36 - $40.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,833  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,983  
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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$39,743 - $75,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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
$52,000



Skills That Affect Prepress Manager Salaries


Prepress
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National Average
$52,000

Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe InDesign
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 19%
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