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Printing Estimator Salary

With a little under three-quarters of Printing Estimators in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $34K to $60K per year and averages out to $49K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Printing Estimators are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Printing Estimators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$35,797 - $62,081
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MEDIAN: $49,074
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$13.09 - $23.56
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,797 - $62,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $4,250  
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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$33,521 - $60,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $23.56  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $34.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,952  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $4,250  
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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$33,521 - $60,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Printing Estimator

Printing estimators are responsible for providing accurate client estimates for printing projects in their organization. They are in charge of calculating costs regarding printing activities for prospect and existing clients, explaining printing estimates in a simple and non-technical manner. They must have strong customer service background to increase brand satisfaction and complete administrative tasks with accuracy, keeping precise records of estimates. One of their main responsibilities includes making calculations for materials, labor, and taxes to provide a total for the client to analyze before making a decision and committing to the printing project.

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Printing Estimator Tasks

  • Collaborate with other project stakeholders to identify blocks and efficiency opportunities.
  • Track and communicate productions numbers and work flow impediments.
  • Evaluate project plans to assess resource needs and work flow.

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Pay by Experience Level for Printing Estimator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Printing Estimators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $38K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. For Printing Estimators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $50K.

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Experience Affects Printing Estimator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 24%