Printing Estimator Salary

With close to two-thirds 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 $32K to $62K per year and averages out to $48K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and about one-half have dental, as well. For the most part, Printing Estimators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 64 percent of Printing Estimators are male. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,868 - $64,503
$38K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,008
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50%
90%

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$12.74 - $24.76
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.03
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$0$64K
Salary $37,868 - $64,503
Bonus $509
Profit Sharing $700
Total Pay (?
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$32,358 - $61,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.74 - $24.76
Overtime $18.34 - $39.64
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $509
Profit Sharing $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).
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$32,358 - $61,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Printing Estimator

Pay by Experience for a Printing Estimator has a positive trend. An entry-level Printing Estimator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Printing Estimator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Printing Estimator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 65 salaries. A Printing Estimator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 87 salaries.

Printing Estimator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Printing Estimator?

Printing Estimator in Portland:
"Very detail oriented."
Pros: I like that every job is like a puzzle. Which options can I put together to bring down the price of a job. I get to be somewhat creative. And I'm good at it.
Cons: It is a little stressful. Keeping track of all the details can be difficult.

Printing Estimator in Milwaukee:
"Estimating Salary."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Too much pressure.

Printing Estimator in Rolling Meadows:
Pros: Corporate culture. Office conditions. The management. Responsibility.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Printing Estimator

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Printing Estimator Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$45,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Printing Estimator Salaries

Cost Accounting
▲11%

National Average
$45,000



Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 30%
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