Salary RangeBelow $25,000 to $75,000
Printing press operators and printing press operator assistants prepare, operate, and maintain printing presses. Their principal duties include installing and adjusting printing plates, loading and feeding paper, mixing inks and controlling ink flow, and ensuring the quality of the final printed piece. There are approximately 168,330 printing press operators in the United States. They are mostly employed by newspaper plants and commercial and business printers.
Minimum Education LevelHigh School Diploma
Operator in Charge
Printing Press Assistant