Salary for Printing Press Operators

Also known as:  Digital Press Operator, Flexographic Press Operator, Gravure Press Operator, Lithograph Press Operator, Lithographing Machine Operator, Offset Lithographic Press Setter and Set-Up Operator, Offset Press Operator, Printing Machine Operator, Screen Printing Machine Operator, Screen Printing Press Operator helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Printing press operators field set up, tend, operate and inspect printing presses. This can include flexographic, digital, lithographic, lettersetting, gravure or other similar machines. Completion of technical school or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. An employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Printing Press Operator will usually earn an average salary ranging between 24000 and 36000 based on experience. Printing Press Operators usually get average salaries of Thirty Five Thousand Two Hundred dollars yearly.

Printing Press Operators have the best average pay in the District of Columbia, where they earn compensation, on average, of close to about $57480. People holding these jobs have the highest pay levels in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can receive average job salaries of $51000.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Printing Press Operator, please select your state.
Printing Press Operators tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $51,000
Transportation and Warehousing $38,040
Educational Services $37,960
Finance and Insurance $37,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises $36,810
Health Care and Social Assistance $36,360
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $27,860
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $30,490
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $31,420
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $31,800
Wholesale Trade $31,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $32,990