Prepress Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in prepress activities.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Prepress Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in photography, image assembly, platemaking, and other prepress activities in preparation for offset lithographic printing: Examines work to ensure conformity to job specifications and company standards. Maintains inventory of supplies and materials, such as film, layout sheets, and plates. Oversees maintenance and repair of machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May perform minor maintenance and repair of machines and equipment. May be designated according to department supervised as Camera Supervisor; Scanner Supervisor; Supervisor, Offset-Plate Preparation; Supervisor, Stripping; Systems Manager.

Should I be a Prepress Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Prep

    How to become a Prepress Supervisor

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