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Flexographic Press Operator Salary
in United Kingdom

£30,177 (GBP)

Average Salary

£15/hr

Average Hourly

£471

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 20, 2020

The average pay for a Flexographic Press Operator is £30,177 a year and £15 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Flexographic Press Operator is between £22,319 and £36,748. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Flexographic Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock for use in making products, such as plastic, paper, or waxed paper bags, and paper drinking cups: reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press.
  • Fills dye fonts with prescribed inks or dyes.
  • Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area.
  • Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position.
  • Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press, using tape, and turns handwheel to regulate roll tension and feed as directed.
  • Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary.
  • Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions.
  • Cleans rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts, using solvent, and lubricates press as needed, using grease gun.
  • May mix inks or dyes to produce desired colors.
  • May operate press equipped with laminator attachment to print and laminate polyethylene or cellophane sheeting.
  • May operate press that prints, cuts, and folds paper stock to make paper napkins.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£34,984
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Flexographic Press Operator is £30,177 a year and £15 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Flexographic Press Operator is between £22,319 and £36,748. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Flexographic Press Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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