Average Printing Machine Operator Hourly Pay in South Africa

R60.09
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R4,199
Bonus
R53,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Printing Machine Operator in South Africa is R60.09.
10%
R29.50
MEDIAN
R60.09
90%
R144.69
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Hourly Rate
R30 - R145
Bonus
R1,462 - R20,089
Profit Sharing
R0 - R53,000
Total Pay
R53,775 - R304,780

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Job Description for Printing Machine Operator

Printing Machine Operator Tasks
  • Maintain press supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Maintain production and quality by inspecting random production samples.
  • Minimize downtime by troubleshooting stoppages and breakdown.
  • Change over jobs by removing ink and paper, cleaning parts and components.
  • Complete press operations by preventive maintenance requirements.

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Popular Skills for Printing Machine Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Prepress are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Equipment Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Printing Machine Operator

An entry-level Printing Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R32.49 based on 6 salaries. An early career Printing Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R40.47 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Printing Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R54.98 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Printing Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R78.34 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R121.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 280 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
28.2%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
30.7%
Late Career
12.9%