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Hardboard Panel Printer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,855 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hardboard Panel Printer is $46,855 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hardboard Panel Printer is between $34,892 and $56,819. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Operates tandem print-line machine to smooth, paint, and print wood grain designs on surface of furniture, composition-wood dimensional panels, or hardboard panels: confers with supervisor or reads production schedule to determine panels to be processed.
  • Selects printing cylinders according to production schedule and installs cylinders on machine, using hoist and handtools.
  • Gives directions to workers engaged in feeding, inspecting, and removing panels to ensure that sanding, painting, and printing of panels conforms to specifications.
  • Fills reservoir of printing unit with ink or stain.
  • Tests viscosity of paint in painting unit by timing flow of paint through porous container, using watch.
  • Pushes buttons to start individual units, and observes units to detect malfunctions.
  • Turns knobs and handles or pushes buttons to adjust sanding, painting, and printing of panel surfaces.
  • Occasionally assists maintenance personnel in disassembly and reassembly of individual units.
  • Maintains record of ink and paint used.
  • May blend stains to obtain color and viscosity specified by job order.
  • May add catalyst or solvent to paint, utilizing experience, to achieve specified viscosity of paint.
Hardboard Panel Printer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Hardboard Panel Printer jobs: 794

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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