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. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

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 normally get salaries ranging from $25,120 to $60,040 depending on seniority levels. get an average salary of fourty thousand two hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

have the best average pay in District of Columbia, where they can earn pay of just about $90,440. Employees who work in this career are compensated highest in Public Administration, where they earn average pay levels of $66,410.

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Printing Press Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Finance and Insurance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Transportation and Warehousing
Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services