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Cylinder Press Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$47,963 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$796

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $47,963 a year and $23 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,376 and $58,455. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$55,603
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $47,963 a year and $23 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,376 and $58,455. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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