Prepress Specialist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Prepress Specialist is $18.76 per hour. A skill in QuarkXPress is associated with high pay for this job.
Prepress Specialist Total Pay (?
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$31,104 - $66,697
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MEDIAN: $46,579
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Prepress Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.22 - $27.37
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,104 - $66,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$30,443 - $62,790  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$21.35 - $38.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
   
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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$30,443 - $62,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Prepress Specialist
  • Manage and monitor image queues and approve or reject based on reproduction specifications.
  • Size, crop, color correct and retouch digital and scanned images for print and web usage.
  • Prepare, construct, and update page dummy files for all publications and products for advertising and/or editorial departments.
  • Support and advise the design team regularly on procedure and technical hardware/software.
  • Download, acquire, process, color correct, and/or fix reproduction issues with in-house.

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Experience Affects Prepress Specialist Salaries

National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Prepress Specialist Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 12%
ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 2%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%
National Average
$43,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%
Graphic and Image Software
up arrow 5%
Graphic Design
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 31 votes.
Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 16%
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