Prepress Specialist Salary

The average wage for a Prepress Specialist is $19.74 per hour. A skill in QuarkXPress is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,638 - $69,450
$32K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,570
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50%
90%

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$14.27 - $25.48
$14
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.58
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$0$69K
Salary $31,638 - $69,450
Bonus $97.66 - $1,973
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$31,005 - $58,811
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.27 - $25.48
Overtime $20.07 - $37.87
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $97.66 - $1,973
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$31,005 - $58,811
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for Prepress Specialist

Positions that fall under the title prepress specialist are available at many different paper-based media companies. This includes design firms and publishing companies that provide specialized paper printing services, either to customers or for internal use.

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Prepress Specialist Tasks

  • Download, acquire, process, color correct, and/or fix reproduction issues with in-house.
  • Understand written specification and bills of materials related to creating art files for print production.
  • Troubleshoot a wide variety of issues.
  • Support and advise the design team regularly on procedure and technical hardware/software.
  • Manage and monitor image queues and approve or reject based on reproduction specifications.

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Popular Skills for Prepress Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Prepress Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Prepress Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Prepress Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Prepress Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 43 salaries. A Prepress Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 50 salaries.

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Key Stats for Prepress Specialist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
41%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Prepress Specialist Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

National Average
$43,000

▼10%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Prepress Specialist Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$43,000



ICC Profiling / Color Management
▼2%

Graphic Design
▼2%



Graphic and Image Software
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 11%
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