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Prepress Specialist Salary

A Prepress Specialist earns an average wage of $18.30 per hour.
$31,676 - $65,097
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MEDIAN: $46,158
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$13.81 - $27.66
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,676 - $65,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
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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$29,751 - $62,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $27.66  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $40.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
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).
)
$29,751 - $62,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Job Description for Prepress Specialist

Positions that fall under the title prepress specialist are available at many different paper-based media companies. This includes design firms and publishing companies that provide specialized paper printing services, either to customers or for internal use.

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Prepress Specialist Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Prepress Specialist Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Prepress Specialist Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
0%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

ICC Profiling / Color Management
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Graphic and Image Software
up arrow 4%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 15%