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Cylinder Press Operator Salary
in Richmond, Virginia

$47,549 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$789

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Press Operator is $47,549 a year and $23 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,070 and $57,951. 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 Richmond, Virginia.

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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 Richmond, Virginia, 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:
$55,123
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Richmond () is a city in, and the capital of, the U.S. state of Virginia. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 204,214; in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170, making Richmond the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66...

Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for Richmond, Virginia

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 $47,549 a year and $23 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Press Operator is between $35,070 and $57,951. 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 Richmond, Virginia.

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Cylinder Press Operator Job Listings for Richmond, Virginia

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 ...
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