Web-Press Operator Salary

Men make up the majority of Web-Press Operators in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $19.30 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took 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.


Web-Press Operators who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $31K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Web-Press Operators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $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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