$39,900
Avg. Salary
$16.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,008

Bonus

$1,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Press Operator with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $16.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Press Operator with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $39,900 per year.

$11.58
10%
$16.49
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$22.93
90%
MEDIAN $16.49
$21k
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$40k
50%
$54k
90%
MEDIAN $39,900
$21,451 - $54,201
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MEDIAN: $39,900
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$0$54K
Salary $21,451 - $54,201
Bonus $207 - $2,046
Profit Sharing $197 - $6,754
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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$24,772 - $52,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $22.93
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $17.64 - $33.32
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $207 - $2,046
Profit Sharing $197 - $6,754
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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$24,772 - $52,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 361

Job Description for Press Operator

Press operators' primary function is to safely and efficiently use a press to perform printing-related tasks required by their employer. It is essential for the press operator to have an excellent understanding of the machinery and be able identify tool wear or damage to prevent further issues. The press operator is also in charge of performing equipment setup and minor maintenance such as lubrication, cleaning, and adjustments. They update the press history sheet to ensure that any changes or adjustments are noted. When there is an issue or something does not seem correct, the press operator must know when and how to stop equipment and ask for clarification on the procedure or product. After each product is finished, the press operator should examine it to ensure the work was done properly. These professionals generally work full time in a factory environment.

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Press Operator Tasks
  • Set up, monitor, and maintain press to meet product specifications and timelines.
  • Complete job run logs, including any mechanical problems and metrics for output, waste, and spoilage.
  • Maintain and calibrate equipment, complying with all safety regulations and submitting orders for complex repairs.
  • Inspect, package, and document finished orders.

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Pay by Experience Level for Press Operator

Pay by Experience for a Press Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Press Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Press Operator 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 54 salaries. An experienced Press Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 53 salaries. A Press Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Press Operator

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Press Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 23%