A Print Press Operator earns an average wage of $17.03 per hour. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.
Print Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$28,021 - $56,688
(Median)
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39K
46K
57K
MEDIAN: $38,713
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Print Press Operator Total Pay (?
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$11.79 - $23.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,021 - $56,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,123  
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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$25,511 - $55,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $23.87  
   
Overtime
$16.41 - $35.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,123  
   
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).
)
$25,511 - $55,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Print Press Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Print Press Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 23%
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