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Cylinder Press Operator Salary

$48,767 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$810

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $48,767 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,968 and $59,435. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cylinder Press Operator. 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

Description:
  • Makes ready and operates cylinder-type printing press: verifies size, color, and type of paper and color of ink from job order.
  • Cleans inking rollers with solvent and replaces them in press, using handtools.
  • Adjusts controls to regulate volume of ink.
  • Packs impression cylinder with tissue or folio.
  • Adjusts delivery tapes, and positions and locks form (type setup or plate) on bed or cylinder of press.
  • Directs cylinder-press feeder in adjustment of feed guides, grippers, and elevator, or hand-feeding press.
  • Starts press and runs off proofsheet.
  • Examines proof to determine off-level areas, variation in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting, and color register.
  • Adjusts press controls, inking fountains, and automatic feeders, and repacks cylinder with overlay to equalize off-level areas as required.
  • May register forms and mix colors.
  • May make overlay for half-tone shades.
  • May operate cylinder press equipped with cutting attachment or may replace type dies with cutting dies to cut or shape paper or paperboard.
  • May operate more than one press.
  • May be designated according to kind of material printed as check imprinter; envelope-press operator i; label-press operator i; size of press as pony-cylinder-press operator.
  • Important variations may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
Cylinder Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Cylinder Press Operator jobs: 5,439

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,534
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Press Operator
Jun 25
White City, OR, USA
Elwood Staffing
Mount and register printing plates to plate cylinder. * Load paper onto press for printing process ... Qualifications for Press Operator include, but is not limited to: * 2 years press experience ...
Press Operator ( Waukesha, WI, USA )
Jun 26
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Nev's Ink, Inc.
Press Operator Job Duties Include: * Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print ... Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder ...
Flexographic Printing Press Operator
May 6
Garfield, NJ, USA
Brimar Industries
Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors ... Operators feed the flexographic press with the material that is going to be printed on, so they can ...
Press Operator
Apr 25
Sandston, VA, USA
Dominion Packaging, Inc.
... and cylinder; * * Sets-up printing presses by loading stock and adjusting for size; setting ... Ensures press operation by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $48,767 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,968 and $59,435. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cylinder Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Press Operator
Jun 25
White City, OR, USA
Elwood Staffing
Mount and register printing plates to plate cylinder. * Load paper onto press for printing process ... Qualifications for Press Operator include, but is not limited to: * 2 years press experience ...
Press Operator ( Waukesha, WI, USA )
Jun 26
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Nev's Ink, Inc.
Press Operator Job Duties Include: * Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print ... Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder ...
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