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Form Press Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$29,517 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Form Press Operator is $29,517 a year and $14 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Form Press Operator is between $22,641 and $35,133. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates pressing machine to smooth surfaces, flatten seams, or shape articles, such as garments, drapes, slipcovers, and hose, in manufacturing or dry cleaning establishments, using either of the following methods. (1) Spreads articles to be pressed on buck (padded table) of machine; pulls pressing head onto article and depresses pedals or presses buttons to admit steam from buck through garments to press them and to exhaust steam from presser; and rearranges articles on buck and repeats process until pressing is complete. (2) Positions garment on buck and depresses pedal to lower jump iron onto garment and to apply pressure; pushes lever to release steam from iron; pushes iron attached to movable arm back and forth over garment and shifts garment under iron until garment is pressed; and hangs pressed articles on wire hangers.
  • May operate two presses simultaneously, positioning articles on one press while another article is steamed on other press.
  • May finish pressed articles, using hand or puff irons.
  • May tend machine that presses and shapes articles, such as shirts, blouses, and sweaters presser, form.
  • May be designated according to article, fabric, or part of garment pressed, or according to type of machine used.
  • May be designated according to article, part, type of fabric, or machine used.
Form Press Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Form Press Operator jobs: 696

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Form Press Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Press Brake Operator
Jan 25
Munford, AL, USA
Alabama Specialty Products, Inc.
Press Brake Operator - 2 needed Sets up and operates CNC press brake machine to bend, form, notch, punch, arc or straighten metal or structural shapes as specified by job travelers, blueprints ...
Maintenance Controls Technician
Jan 31
Vance, AL, USA
HRU Technical Resources
... press, grinder, welder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. · Maintains ... operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. · The work environment ...
Digital Content Coordinator
Feb 6
Opelika, AL, USA
... in the form of press releases, online news stories, and co-branded announcements with channel ... operated by
Student Public Works Specialist
Jan 26
Auburn, United States
City of Auburn, AL
... drafting press releases and talking to citizens; • Performs administrative duties such as ... form; • Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, w
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