Prepress Specialist Salary

The average wage for a Prepress Specialist is $18.90 per hour. A skill in QuarkXPress is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,859 - $62,381

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.85 - $28.24

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,859 - $62,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,700  
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).
)
$29,783 - $62,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $28.24  
   
Overtime
$21.10 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,700  
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).
)
$29,783 - $62,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Prepress Specialist


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Prepress Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Prepress Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Specialist

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

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Prepress Specialist Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Prepress Specialist Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 13%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Graphic and Image Software
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT