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Cylinder Press Operator Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$51,003 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$847

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $51,003 a year and $25 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $37,617 and $62,160. 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 Portland, Oregon.

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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 Portland, Oregon, 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:
$59,126
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

Press Helper
Jul 19
Vancouver, WA, USA
Mercury Plastics
The main function of the Press Helper is to assist the Press Operator in running the press smoothly ... During change over, assist with Sleeve and Bridge change, Cylinder and Anilox change, ink change ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $51,003 a year and $25 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $37,617 and $62,160. 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 Portland, Oregon.

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Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

Press Helper
Jul 19
Vancouver, WA, USA
Mercury Plastics
The main function of the Press Helper is to assist the Press Operator in running the press smoothly ... During change over, assist with Sleeve and Bridge change, Cylinder and Anilox change, ink change ...
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