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Printing Press Operators

Job Information

Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.


  • Most prepress technician jobs now require formal postsecondary graphic communications training in the various types of computer software used in digital imaging.
  • Employment is projected to decline rapidly as the increased use of computers in typesetting and page layout requires fewer prepress technicians.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $34,290/yr ($17.15/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma