Printing Press Setup Operator Salary

A Printing Press Setup Operator earns an average wage of $14.34 per hour.

$11.33 - $23.27
$11
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $14.34
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $23.27  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$25,127 - $60,695  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Printing Press Setup Operator

  • Establish printing quality by adjusting ink distribution, speed and drying temperatures.
  • Maintain press supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Shut down printing presses by removing ink and paper, cleaning parts and components.
  • Make plates and mix ink.
  • Set up and operate printing press.

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Pay by Experience Level for Printing Press Setup Operator

Pay by Experience for a Printing Press Setup Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Printing Press Setup Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Printing Press Setup Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Printing Press Setup Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries. A Printing Press Setup Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Printing Press Setup Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Printing Press Setup Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 18%