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Assistant Press Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,059 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Press Operator is $43,059 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Press Operator is between $32,240 and $52,040. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists Offset Press Technicians--prepares, operates, and keeps sheet-fed or web offset printing press maintained by inserting packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height, fastening reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and installing plates and blankets on press cylinders, using hand tools and power tools, to achieve pressure required for printing.
Assistant Press Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Assistant Press Operator jobs: 724

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Assistant Press Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Assistant Press Operator -Night shift
Jun 4
Saint Charles, IL, USA
This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc. JOB DESCRIPTION: Consistently and safely operates machines at or above standard levels of operation including waste, quality ...
Inline Flexo press operator
May 31
Huntley, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
Central Impression - 45" Uteco Perform duties to assist Press Operators in set up, running and wash up of jobs going to and from press. This position reports to the Plant Manager and his/her absence ...
Press Operator Second Shift
Apr 24
Vernon Hills, IL, USA
H & H Graphics LLC
We are currently seeking a 2nd shift Press Operator. Standard shift hours are 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM. ... assistant personnel: ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES * Receives production order and job ...
Press Brake Operator (Toyokoki, Amada, HAAS, Mitsubishi, Accuchiller)
Jun 24
Northbrook, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
We are looking for a Press Brake Operator to run the department with a minimum of 3 years ... Operate the CNC Turret Punch and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other ...
Flexographic Printing Press Operator
Apr 22
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Workforce Enterprises WFE Inc.
We are looking to add two Extrusion Operator Assistants to our client in Schaumburg, IL. The Extrusion Operator Assistant will be responsible for packing rolls after slitting on the Slitter. The ...
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