Printer Salary (United States)

A Printer earns an average wage of $14.66 per hour. A skill in Printing is associated with high pay for this job.
Printer Salary (?
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$24,114 - $60,019
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MEDIAN: $34,538
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Printer Salary (?
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$9.83 - $22.40
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,114 - $60,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $6,500  
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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$20,806 - $51,889  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $22.40  
   
Overtime
$13.07 - $35.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $6,500  
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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$20,806 - $51,889  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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Job Description for Printer

The printer takes clients' project ideas and turn them into a printed product. This professional receives an assignment and then use any applicable printing equipment to complete it. The range of jobs that the printer completes is diverse; for example, a printer may work at a retail outlet where they fill printing needs of customers,or in private business where they perform printing functions for their company and/or its clients. Understanding how to operate printing equipment is essential to properly completing assignments. The ability to delegate and prioritize assignments is also crucial to maximize efficiency. Hours for a printer vary, but they are generally normal business hours. However, some retail printing positions have extended hours into the evening to meet consumer demands. Printing work is generally performed indoors in an office settings; some retail environments are set up like storefronts with printers interacting with the customers.
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Printer Tasks
  • Inspect products produce to ensure high quality.
  • Multi-task and prioritize work flow based on urgency.
  • Operate printing machines.

Common Career Paths for Printer

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Pay by Experience Level for Printer

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

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Experience Affects Printer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$32,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Printer Salaries

Printing
up arrow 15%
National Average
$32,000
Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 33%
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