The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Prepress Specialist with Adobe Photoshop skills is $21.70.
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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. The daily duties of the job involve working with software and hardware to ensure prepress requirements are set in place. It usually involves working closely with a team of other graphics and publishing experts. In addition to communicatio…Read more
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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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Prepress are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include QuarkXPress and Adobe Acrobat.
Pay by Experience Level for Prepress Specialist
An early career Prepress Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.64 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Prepress Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.87 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Prepress Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.91 based on 33 salaries.
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