Browse Average Salary Ranges for Printing and Publishing Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Printing and Publishing? There are 210 jobs in Printing and Publishing category. Average salaries can vary and range from $29,243 to $219,718. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from December 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleEntry Printing Plate Maker Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$45,700  
94.26%
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Creates printing plates by exposing film to ultraviolet light. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year of general work e More

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Platemaker
Lithographer
Prepress Technician
Job TitleLithographer Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$45,660  
94.18%
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Creates printing plates by exposing film to ultraviolet light. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year of general work e More

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Platemaker
Prepress Technician
Entry Printing Plate Maker
Job TitlePhoto Finishing Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$30,278  
62.45%
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Checks photographic equipment for imperfections and faults. Determines process to correct problems. May require an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year More

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Photo Lab Technician
Job TitlePhoto Lab Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$30,300  
62.50%
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Checks photographic equipment for imperfections and faults. Determines process to correct problems. May require an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year More

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Photo Finishing Technician
Job TitlePhoto Processing Technician Experience Education Avg. Salary$35,301  
72.81%
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Selects, loads, and maintains film or cameras. Enlarges and reduces photos. Develops and prints color, and black and white film. May be expected to maintain chemical balances in processing equipment. More

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Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender
Job TitlePhotoengraver Experience Education Avg. Salary$40,006  
82.52%
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Uses engraving tools to prepare metal plates for printing. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedu More

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Job TitlePhotographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender Experience Education Avg. Salary$35,272  
72.75%
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Selects, loads, and maintains film or cameras. Enlarges and reduces photos. Develops and prints color, and black and white film. May be expected to maintain chemical balances in processing equipment. More

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Photo Processing Technician
Job TitlePlatemaker Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$45,660  
94.18%
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Creates printing plates by exposing film to ultraviolet light. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year of general work e More

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Lithographer
Prepress Technician
Entry Printing Plate Maker
Job TitlePrepress Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$45,690  
94.24%
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Creates printing plates by exposing film to ultraviolet light. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year of general work e More

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Platemaker
Lithographer
Entry Printing Plate Maker
Job Title2nd Press Assistant - All Widths Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$48,400  
99.83%
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Assists press operator in order to maintain and operate the press. Observes operation to ensure that specified operating levels are maintained. Notifies press operator when malfunction occurs. May req More

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Press Operator Assistant - All Widths
2nd Press Operator/Asst. - All Widths
Press Operations Helper

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