Web-Press Operator Salary

Male Web-Press Operators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.30 per hour in the United States. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$12.47 - $26.27
(Median)
$12
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $26.27  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $37.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
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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$27,455 - $60,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $41K. For Web-Press Operators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $47K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Web-Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 14%
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