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Flexographic Press Operator Salary

$48,238 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$753

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Flexographic Press Operator is $48,238 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flexographic Press Operator is between $35,677 and $58,742. 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 States.

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:
  • 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.
Flexographic Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 42,620

Estimated population of Flexographic Press Operator jobs: 1,345

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,922
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Flexographic Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Flexographic Press Operator will pay relocation
Dec 4
Orlando, FL, USA
Flexo Finders
Day Shift & Weekend Shift Narrow Web Flexo Press Operators--Orlando, FL Flexo/digital printing company is looking for 2 narrow web flexo operators. Must have experience printing labels on narrow web ...
Flexo Press Operator
Dec 2
Carson, CA, USA
Western Shield Label Compay
Experience running a flexographic color label press * Ability to operate with minimal scrap * Above-average productivity SPECIFIC DUTIES: * The Press Operator will be expected to perform in line with ...
Flexographic & Rotogravure Printing Press Operators
Nov 22
Charlotte, NC, USA
Brightleaf Group, Inc.
... Flexographic and Rotogravure printing press operators to their team in the Columbia, SC area ... If you have experience as an operator or 1st hand on this type of equipment, this is your chance to ...
Flexographic Printing Press Operator
Oct 2
Romeoville, IL, USA
PrideStaff
2nd shift Flexographic Press Operators needed! Romeoville, IL These are DIRECT HIRE opportunities with a starting pay rate of $18-$22 per hour! 2nd shift: 2pm-10:06pm M-F Job Duties: * You will set ...
Press Support/Trainee
Dec 5
Sandy, UT, USA
Resource Label Group
Utilizing state-of-the-art flexographic and digital printing technology we partner with our ... We are currently seeking multiple candidates to join our production team as a Press Operator ...

The average pay for a Flexographic Press Operator is $48,238 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flexographic Press Operator is between $35,677 and $58,742. 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 States.

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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