The average hourly pay for a Digital Press Operator is $16.96.
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Job Description for Digital Press Operator
A digital press operator typically works in the printing and publishing industry, operating a digital press that produces various printed materials assigned by their employer. A digital press operator usually is responsible for operating more than one piece of digital press equipment at one time, including maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Digital press operators typically work in indoor environments on a variety of shifts that typically are eight to 12 hours long and may be first, seco…Read more
Digital Press Operator Tasks
- Interpret orders and load printing press to correctly produce products.
- Document products, materials, and problems.
- Update ink, material, paper, and other inventories to ensure smooth operations.
- Quality inspect products and ensure accurate rendering.
Popular Employer Salaries for Digital Press Operator
The top respondents for the job title Digital Press Operator are from the companies R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Quad/Graphics Inc and Imagine! Print Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Imagine! Print Solutions where the average pay is $22.45. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Quad/Graphics Inc, earning around $19.48. Xerox Corporation pays the lowest at around $16.17. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.66.
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Popular Skills for Digital Press Operator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Maintenance, ICC Profiling / Color Management and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and Prepress.
Pay by Experience Level for Digital Press Operator
An entry-level Digital Press Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.46 based on 91 salaries. An early career Digital Press Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.08 based on 314 salaries. A mid-career Digital Press Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.40 based on 234 salaries. An experienced Digital Press Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 214 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Digital Press Operator in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (7.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.8% less).
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