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Offset Press Operator - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Offset Press Operator"

How much does an Offset Press Operator in the federal government get paid? $103,398.66* *Based on the 2022 average.

Offset Press Operator was the 409th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 56 employed. The most common payscale was the government printing office negotiated rates for presspersons payscale.

In 2022, the Government Printing Office hired the most employees titled Offset Press Operating, with an average salary of $103,161.

Government Offset Press Operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Offset Press Operating job is FWS-7, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-11. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard is to be used for grading all nonsupervisory work involved in the setup, adjustment, operation, and operator maintenance of offset printing presses to produce a variety of single-color, two-color and multicolor printed materials such as manuals, reports, handbooks, pamphlets, maps and charts, and medical atlases.

Agencies that have hired an Offset Press Operator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Government Printing Office 53 $103,160.92
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $86,182.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $150,431.00

Offset Press Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Offset Press Operator is $103,398.66. The highest paid Offset Press Operator made $150,431 in 2022.

Common Offset Press Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Offset Press Operating Employees
KM - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Presspersons 53
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 2
WE - Currency Manufacturing 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.20 to $26.59 / hour at paygrade FWS-7
Maximum Paygrade: $12.06 to $34.60 / hour at paygrade FWS-11
Occupation Family: PRINTING FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-7 Paygrade

FWS-7 is the starting paygrade for Offset Press Operating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-7 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Offset Press OperatingFWS-7FWS-11
Tractor OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Cement FinishingFWS-6FWS-8

Average Offset Press Operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Offset Press Operator was $59,762. Since then, the average pay has increased to $103,399 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 4417.

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