The salary statistics of printing press operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of printing press operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The printing press operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for printing press operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) printing press operators is $57,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,120. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 172% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of printing press operators from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of printing press operators in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for printing press operators occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $49,460. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $26,970).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only printing press operators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of printing press operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,530 to $89,140. The highest paying state for printing press operators is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $89,140. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,530. For more salary information of printing press operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |