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Cylinder Press Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$48,993 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$813

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $48,993 a year and $24 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $36,135 and $59,710. 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 Delaware, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$56,796
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

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