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Cloth Printer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$42,283 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cloth Printer is $42,283 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Cloth Printer is between $32,089 and $50,715. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates machine to print designs on materials, such as cloth, fiberglass, plastic sheeting, coated felt, or oilcloth: turns handwheel to set pressure on printing rollers, according to specifications.
  • Turns screws to align register marks on printing rollers with register marks on machine, using allen wrench.
  • Sharpens doctor blade, using file and oilstone, and verifies evenness of blade, using straightedge.
  • Aligns doctor blade against printing roller, using handtools.
  • Dips color from tubs into color boxes to supply printing rollers.
  • Scans cloth leaving machine for printing defects, such as smudges, variations in color shades, and designs that are out of register (alignment).
  • Realigns printing rollers and adjusts position of blanket or back gray cloth to absorb excess color from printing rollers.
  • Records yardage of cloth printed.
  • Coordinates printing activities with activities of workers who feed and doff machine and aid in setting up and cleaning machine.
  • May notify colorist when color shade varies from specifications.
  • May mix own colors.
  • May mount printing rollers on machine for change of pattern printing-roller handler.
  • May position knives specified distance from edge of plastic material to trim excess material from edges.
  • When printing samples of new patterns and novelty designs, is designated novelty-printing-machine operator or proofing-machine operator.
  • May set up and operate cloth printing machine utilizing caustic soda paste instead of color paste to print designs on clo.
Cloth Printer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Cloth Printer jobs: 3,255

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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