Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Print Finisher is $14.40
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Print Finishers?
An entry-level Print Finisher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Print Finisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.12 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Print Finishers Do?
Print finishers are responsible for ensuring that all print in a printing house is finished to the highest-possible standards. They bind books and other publications by hand or machine, and their skills include: operating machinery such as saddle stitching, laminators, and gluing and binding equipment for hardcover/paperback books; folding experience; and guillotining experience. Their work environment is mostly indoors in a shop-type environment.
Being comfortable working with your hands is a …Read more
- Complete the book printing process through binding, trimming, and decorating the books, either by hand or using a machine.
- Repair and re-bind damaged books.
- Ensure books have been produced according to correct specifications.