$46,893
Avg. Salary
$20.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$970

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Pressman is $20.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Pressman is $46,893 per year.

10%
$13.40
10%
$20.42
50%
$28.56
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MEDIAN $20.42
10%
$23k
10%
$47k
50%
$66k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $46,893
$23,355 - $65,817
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$66K
MEDIAN: $46,893
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$0$65K
Salary $23,355 - $65,817
Bonus $99.33 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$29,192 - $63,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $28.56
Overtime $19.57 - $41.09
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $99.33 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$29,192 - $63,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 629

Job Description for Pressman

Pressmen are responsible for operating printing presses to create a variety of printed materials, from newspapers and magazines to advertising flyers. They are typically employed by newspapers which operate their own press operations, or may work for dedicated printing companies which contract their services to print media and advertisers. Modern pressmen must not only be familiar with the machine operations of large printing presses, but should also be experienced with the computer programs which set such presses in motion.

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Pressman Tasks
  • Print daily newspaper maintaining high quality and meeting all deadlines.
  • Keep equipment and work areas clean.
  • Install and adjust blankets and rollers as needed.
  • Inspect papers visually during run to correct ink distribution and color registrants.
  • Run, maintain and clean press, plate and reel room equipment.

Pressman Pay By Employer

$0$54K

$46,645

Common Career Paths for Pressman


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Pressman Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Pressman

Pay by Experience for a Pressman has a positive trend. An entry-level Pressman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pressman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Pressman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 138 salaries. A Pressman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 234 salaries.

Pressman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pressman?

Pressman in Kingsport:
"Back stabbing, under payed."
Pros: Climate controlled
Cons: Backstabbing people

Pressman in Louisville:
"Printing is a dieing industry."
Pros: Home
Cons: Limited job opportunity

Pressman in Jacksonville:
"Outstanding."
Pros: Positive people.
Cons: Traffic.

Pressman in Warsaw:
"Long hours."
Pros: Nice community nice weather many lakes.
Cons: Corrupt city government taxes roads.

Pressman in York:
"Hybrid Press operator."
Pros: That I can turn a simple roll of material into a label. Leaning new presses and helping to build back up the companies strength and edge of the other companies.
Cons: The stress is insane. Run-to-fail mentality when it comes to equipment repair. As well as my expression "you cannot build a BMW with Chevy parts.

Pressman in Oklahoma City:
"How to run a printing press."
To begin learning how to operate an out dated machine.

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Key Stats for Pressman

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
58%

Experience Affects Pressman Salaries

▲11%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Pressman Salaries

Pressman
▲15%

National Average
$45,000

ICC Profiling / Color Management
▼2%

Machine Operation
▼6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 28%