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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a press department manager. For example, did you know that they make an average of $40.25 an hour? That's $83,716 a year!

What Does a Press Department Manager Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a press department manager, we found that a lot of resumes listed 12.0% of press department managers included press room, while 12.0% of resumes included flexo, and 9.9% of resumes included performance reviews. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the press department manager job title. But what industry to start with? Most press department managers actually find jobs in the media and manufacturing industries.

How To Become a Press Department Manager

If you're interested in becoming a press department manager, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 40.9% of press department managers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 7.2% of press department managers have master's degrees. Even though some press department managers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a press department manager. When we researched the most common majors for a press department manager, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on press department manager resumes include high school diploma degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a press department manager. In fact, many press department manager jobs require experience in a role such as press operator. Meanwhile, many press department managers also have previous career experience in roles such as pre-press technician or production manager.

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Average Salary for a Press Department Manager

Press Department Managers in America make an average salary of $83,716 per year or $40 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $100,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $69,000 per year.
Average Salary
$83,716

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Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Press Die Manager
Press Die Manager
Donghee USA, Inc.
Donghee USA, Inc.
05/31/2013
05/31/2013
$62,00005/31/2013
$62,000

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Press Department Manager Demographics

Gender

male

76.4 %

female

18.7 %

unknown

4.8 %

Ethnicity

White

67.7 %

Hispanic or Latino

14.1 %

Black or African American

11.0 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

47.4 %

Portuguese

15.8 %

French

10.5 %
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Press Department Manager Education

Majors

Business
14.2 %

Degrees

Bachelors

40.9 %

Associate

18.8 %

High School Diploma

17.7 %

Top Colleges for Press Department Managers

1. Stanford University

Stanford, CA

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

2. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

In-State Tuition
$50,420
Enrollment
7,582

3. Duke University

Durham, NC

In-State Tuition
$55,695
Enrollment
6,596

4. Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

In-State Tuition
$12,424
Enrollment
15,201

5. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

6. Yale University

New Haven, CT

In-State Tuition
$53,430
Enrollment
5,963

7. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

In-State Tuition
$15,262
Enrollment
30,079

8. Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

In-State Tuition
$55,188
Enrollment
15,105

9. University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$13,226
Enrollment
31,568

10. University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

In-State Tuition
$14,184
Enrollment
30,845
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Top Press Department Manager Employers

1. Quad
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$34,083
Press Department Managers Hired: 
7+
2. Graphic Packaging International
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$42,149
Press Department Managers Hired: 
3+
3. Armstrong World Industries
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$62,952
Press Department Managers Hired: 
3+
4. Gabriel
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$28,275
Press Department Managers Hired: 
2+
5. Sentinel Real Estate
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$39,931
Press Department Managers Hired: 
2+
6. Sir Speedy
3.7
Avg. Salary: 
$40,866
Press Department Managers Hired: 
2+

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Updated October 2, 2020