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Back Tender Cloth Printing Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,748 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Back Tender Cloth Printing is $46,748 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Back Tender Cloth Printing is between $34,860 and $56,642. 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

  • Tends machine that prints designs on textile fabrics: pushes cloth roll from handtruck onto rack at back of machine.
  • Sews end of cloth to end of preceding roll, using sewing machine.
  • Starts feed rollers and observes cloth as cloth unwinds into scray to detect cloth pieces sewn into roll face down.
  • Ravels seams, turns face of cloth up, and resews cloth ends.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust width guides and tension devices.
  • Ladles color from buckets into color boxes or turns valve to transfer color from tubs to color boxes.
  • Sews new length of back gray cloth to length in machine.
  • When blanket is used, scoops talcum into hopper where blanket is dusted after passing through washbox.
  • Removes color boxes and doctors and washes printing rollers, using brush and water hose, to prevent damage to rollers when printing stops.
  • Assists printing-roller handler or gray-cloth tender, printing in removing and replacing color boxes, doctors, printing rollers, and gears when changing pattern.
Back Tender Cloth Printing Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Back Tender Cloth Printing jobs: 1,277

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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