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Cutting & Creasing Press Operator Salary

$44,170 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutting & Creasing Press Operator is $44,170 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cutting & Creasing Press Operator is between $32,892 and $53,563. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine to print and slot container blanks, according to work orders: selects, installs, and adjusts slotting and perforating knives in machine according to specified dimensions of slot and spacing of perforations, assisted by printer-slotter helper.
  • Positions and attaches printing mats to print rollers according to printing order, using hand or air staple gun, wrenches, and tape measure.
  • Fills ink reservoirs with specified colors of ink and turns thumbscrews to adjust flow of ink through fountains.
  • Turns handwheels and pushes buttons or levers to adjust paper guides on machine feed table and automatic stacker, using handtools, and starts machine.
  • Measures printed-slotted blanks to verify machine setup.
  • Examines printed-slotted blanks for even ink distribution, trueness of color, printing flaws, and wrinkles.
  • May operate machine equipped with gluing and folding attachment and be designated flexo-folder-gluer operator.
Cutting & Creasing Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Cutting & Creasing Press Operator jobs: 815

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Cutting & Creasing Press Operator Job Listings for United States

CNC Press Operator
Apr 8
Augusta, GA, USA
MAU Workforce
Machinist - Press Operator Start your new career as a Machinist - Press Operator with MAU at ... Select proper cutting and welding programs * Establish appropriate stop location and adjust laser ...
Digital Press Operator
Apr 3
Seattle, WA, USA
Lantern Press
Lantern Press is looking for an exceptional Printing Press Operator to join their production team. ... cutting plotters a plus · Background in printing and/or graphic art · Proven track record of ...
Punch Press Operator
May 29
Monrovia, CA, USA
Entegee MA
Temp to Perm Must be able to setup and operate a punch press and die cutter. Previous related experience required. Company Description For more than a half century, ENTEGEE has been assisting ...
CNC Press Brake Operator
Jun 19
Woodinville, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
They provide various services such as machining, turning, laser cutting,forming, as well as ... In this temp-to-hire role, youwill be operating a Press Brake as well as performing routine ...
CNC Press Brake Operator
Jun 13
Lubbock, TX, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
CNC Press Brake and Laser Operator Job Summary Our well-established agricultural machinery client ... cutter, highly preferred. * Own tools including micrometers/calipers, telescoping gauges, hammers ...
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