Web-Press Operator Salary

Men account for the majority of Web-Press Operators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $19.30 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$12.51 - $27.77
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $27.77  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $38.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,119  
   
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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$27,266 - $61,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Web-Press Operator

Web-press operators are responsible for ensuring quality of client-specified printing while working with safety standards and adhering to waste limits. Attention to detail is important in this position, as colors must be accurate and products must be packaged and shipped according to exact specifications. Math skills, organization and prioritizing, efficient communication, and manual dexterity are all essential requirements in order to keep accurate logs, and these operators must be educated in printing industry techniques and materials, as well as web-press operations and controls to troubleshoot problems as they arise. Their main duties involve setting up machinery, ensuring quality printing during production (including packing and matching multiple color specifications), forwarding details to packers if necessary, and assuring high-quality finished products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Web-Press Operator

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. Web-Press Operators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Web-Press Operators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $47K on average.

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Experience Affects Web-Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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