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Electronic Prepress System Operator Salary

$35,873 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$502

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for an Electronic Prepress System Operator is $35,873 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electronic Prepress System Operator is between $27,334 and $42,918. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates prepress system to electronically assemble images into pages and to retouch and make color corrections to page elements to be used in production of lithographic printing plates or gravure cylinders: enters digitized data, such as artist's layout, color separations, text, page dimensions, and layout instructions, into electronic prepress system computer memory, using components of system such as scanner, camera, keyboard, or mouse, or loads floppy disks or tapes containing information into system.
  • Studies layout or other instructions to determine work to be done and sequence of operations.
  • Views monitors for visual representation of work in progress and for instructions and feedback throughout process.
  • Activates options, such as masking or text processing; enters data, such as background color, shapes, and coordinates of images; and retrieves data from system memory to assemble elements on pages.
  • Retrieves images from system memory; activates options, such as masking, pixel (picture element) editing, airbrushing, or image retouching; and enters data, such as coordinates of images and color specifications, into system to retouch and make color corrections.
  • Saves completed work on floppy disks or magnetic tape.
  • May create special effects, such as vignettes, mosaics, and image combining.
  • May be designated according to area of specialization and be known as electronic color correction operator; electronic page makeup system operator; pagination system operator.
Electronic Prepress System Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Desktop Publishers

Job family population: 10,740

Estimated population of Electronic Prepress System Operator jobs: 9,614

Rate of error: 4.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,587
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Electronic Prepress System Operator Job Listings for United States

Digital Press Operator
Nov 4
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Corporate Identity Systems | Vomela
... creating electronic art files · Ensuring the digital art and graphic elements are complete ... Input labor hours into Shop-Trak time keeping system. · Use safety equipment and protective ...
Air Defense Battle Management System Operator (14G)
Oct 29
Clackamas, United States
Army National Guard
14G Air Defense Battle Management System Operator Job ID: 1156648 Job Views: 12 Location: CLACKAMAS ... Interest in technical electronic, mechanical, and computer systems * Ability to multi-task and ...
Prepress Operator
Nov 14
Drake, MO, USA
Marie Leising & Associates, LLC
Due to client demand the company is searching to hire an experienced Prepress Operator for split ... Pre-flight and manipulate electronic files for output to proofing devices and offset printing
Prepress Operator
Nov 2
San Francisco, CA, USA
NOW HIRING
... using a Mac Operating System · must have experience using Adobe Illustrator, In Design and ... Production Art / Prepress Operator: 3 years BENEFITS We offer competitive salary and a benefit ...
Technical Writer/Analyst
Nov 8
Fairfax, VA, USA
Electronic Systems, Inc. - A Xerox Company
Document and validate processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) according to standard ... Electronic Systems, Inc. is a premier supplier and service provider of comprehensive office ...

The average pay for an Electronic Prepress System Operator is $35,873 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electronic Prepress System Operator is between $27,334 and $42,918. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Digital Press Operator
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... creating electronic art files · Ensuring the digital art and graphic elements are complete ... Input labor hours into Shop-Trak time keeping system. · Use safety equipment and protective ...
Air Defense Battle Management System Operator (14G)
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Army National Guard
14G Air Defense Battle Management System Operator Job ID: 1156648 Job Views: 12 Location: CLACKAMAS ... Interest in technical electronic, mechanical, and computer systems * Ability to multi-task and ...
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