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Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press Salary
in Alabama, United States

$43,615 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press is $43,615 a year and $21 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press is between $32,169 and $53,156. 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

  • 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.
Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press jobs: 5,439

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Label Press Operator- Cylinder Press Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Printing Press Operator
Mar 18
Montgomery, AL, USA
WorkForce Walker Personnel
The Printing Press Operator is primarily responsible for following written product specifications, work orders, and special order instructions to set-up and operate a printing press. Duties of the ...
Narrow web flexo press operator will pay relocation
Mar 19
Birmingham, AL, USA
Flexo Finders
Growing label company is in need of a dayshift flexo press operator. Very competitive benefits, pay and room to grow. Family atmosphere, friendly and stable company! Must have at least 2 years ...
Progressive/Automatic Stamping Press Operator
Mar 6
Rainbow City, AL, USA
Choice Fabricators
Properly label containers with correct id tag. * Correctly and legibly maintain appropriate paperwork. * Monitors all aspects of operating the press (feeder, straigtner, uncoiler, etc.) * Correctly ...
Flexographic Press Operator
Feb 19
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Southeastern Tag & Label
Due to growth we are currently recruiting for multiple talented Flexo Press Operators for our manufacturing facility located in Bessemer, AL responsible for the efficient operation of narrow-web ...
8 Color Printing Press Operator
Jan 11
Monroeville, AL, USA
Sterling Packaging, LLC
Your responsibilities will included operate the Printing Press. Sets Up the machine, Make Ready Plates, Coating Blanket on the press, prepares and places inks on the press, Retrieves programs for ...
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