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Cutting & Creasing Press Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$45,309 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutting & Creasing Press Operator is $45,309 a year and $22 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cutting & Creasing Press Operator is between $33,741 and $54,944. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes region of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Cutting & Creasing Press Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

3rd Shift Digital Press Operator
Jun 14
Itasca, IL, USA
ABS Graphics
Job Title: 3rd Shift Digital Press Operator Department: Digital Pressroom Reports to: EPP/Digital ... cutter or manager as needed • Maintain established schedules and prioritize work and proofs to ...
Flexo/Gravure Press Operator
May 26
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
Company runs Flexotecnica presses that are fully automated with rotary cutting and gravure presses with offline cutting. Will consider wide web flexo/CI/grauvure or narrow web flexo press operator ...
Digicon Operator 2nd Shift (2PM-10PM)
May 20
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Resource Label Group
... press and adjusts tension and feed as directed. · Starts Digicon press, adjusting speed and ... cutting. · Cuts sample of approval strip form printed roll, inspects for imperfections such as ...
Slitter / Rewinder Machine Operator
Jun 3
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
The Slitter Operator at Technipaq is a key player in slitting materials to support the press ... cutting, fabricating, and flexographic printing of pouches, lids and roll stock produced in a ...
Production Worker - Machine Operator and Catcher 2nd shift
May 29
Carol Stream, IL, USA
FIC America Corp.
Turn and press buttons to start welding machines. * Install appropriate electrode size and type ... Use hand tools, such as hammers, chisels, wrenches, and wire cutters. * Notify Maintenance or Team ...
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