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Cylinder Press Operator Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$48,885 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$811

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $48,885 a year and $24 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $36,055 and $59,579. 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 173,470

Estimated population of Cylinder Press Operator jobs: 5,513

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,671
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is the second largest city in the state of Missouri behind Kansas City. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. The estimated 2018 population of the city proper was 302,838 and the bi-state metropolitan area was 2,804,724. Greater St. Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, second-largest...

Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Flexographic Printing Press Operator
Nov 21
Eureka, MO, USA
Excel Temporary Service
Excel Temporary Service is recruiting for an experienced Flexographic Printing Press Operator for a ... Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder ...

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $48,885 a year and $24 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $36,055 and $59,579. 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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