Print Press Operator Salary (United States)

A Print Press Operator earns an average wage of $17.32 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.
Print Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$26,631 - $58,286
(Median)
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58K
MEDIAN: $39,663
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Print Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.81 - $23.75
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,631 - $58,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,085  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $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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$25,426 - $54,964  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 435
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $23.75  
   
Overtime
$16.68 - $35.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,085  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $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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$25,426 - $54,964  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 435
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Job Description for Print Press Operator
  • Make plates and mix ink.
  • Set up and operate printing press.
  • Shut down printing presses by removing ink and paper, cleaning parts and components.
  • Establish printing quality by adjusting ink distribution, speed and drying temperatures.
  • Maintain press supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
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Pay by Experience Level for Print Press Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Minneapolis
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National Average
$37,000
Cleveland
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Experience Affects Print Press Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 22%
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