Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Prepress Manager is $63,979
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Managers?
An early career Prepress Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,479 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Prepress Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,468 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Prepress …Read more
What Do Prepress Managers Do?
Prepress managers oversee printing jobs within their company (generally a printing or graphics company), ensuring that graphic designs and content meet all quality and technical standards before sending them to be printed. They may handle a variety of products, such as apparel, signs, decals, and standard paper products, among others. A substantial part of this position is working with clients to produce and edit their graphics, ensuring that all work is done properly and within deadline. …Read more
- Oversee scheduling and activities of electronic prepress staff.
- Select and implement software to improve productivity and quality.
- Track and analyze quality and staffing problems, identifying fixes.
- Set and enforce standards for file transmission, proofing, equipment calibration, and other tasks.