Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Printing Press Operators: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Printing Press Operators
What Printing press operators Do
Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.
Printing press operator Salaries
- 2020 employment: 160,900
- May 2021 median annual wage: $37,770
Job Outlook for Printing press operators
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: -15,900
- Growth rate: -10 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Printing press operator
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.