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Piece Presser Salary
in New York, United States

$25,779 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Piece Presser is $25,779 a year and $12 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Piece Presser is between $23,087 and $29,871. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Presses articles, such as drapes, knit goods, millinery parts, parachutes, garments, and slip covers, or delicate textiles, such as lace, synthetics, and silks to remove wrinkles, flatten seams, and give shape to article, using hand iron: places article in position on ironing board or worktable.
  • Smooths and shapes fabric prior to pressing.
  • Sprays water over fabric to soften fibers when not using steam iron.
  • Adjusts temperature of iron, according to type of fabric, and uses covering cloths to prevent scorching or to avoid sheen on delicate fabrics.
  • Pushes and pulls iron over surface of article, according to type of fabric.
  • Fits odd-shaped pieces which cannot be pressed flat over puff iron.
  • May pin, fold, and hang article after pressing.
  • May be designated according to article or part pressed as coat ironer, hand; lining presser; seam presser; vest presser; or according to type of cloth pressed as cotton presser; silk presser i or part pressed as: flatwork finisher, hand; piece presser; pocket presser; underpresser, hand; waist presser; wearing-apparel finisher, hand.
Piece Presser Job Prevalence in New York, United States

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

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Piece Presser jobs: 10,191

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Piece Presser Job Listings for New York, United States

Power Press /Die Setter-Metal Stamping
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B&E Manufacturing Consultants, Inc.
Die setter/setting dies in power presses Essential Functions: · Sets up and operates any punch press according to process instructions. · Inspects the first piece for conformance to blueprint and ...
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Feb 27
Long Island City, NY, USA
Newco Ironworks
Perform a variety of duties including operating various drills, presses, mills, brakes, shears ... Performs first piece inspections as well as all subsequent inspections as required by regulatory ...
Manual Lathe Machinist
Mar 7
Parsippany, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
... presses, drills, etc., to make metallic and plastic work pieces ~ Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as ...
Lead CNC Machinist
Mar 15
Allentown, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Verifies set up and program by ensuring first piece complies with drawing, finish, workmanship, and ... drill presses, saw, tapper, manual mills and manual lathes. * Encourages Safety and Quality · ...
Tool and Die Maker
Mar 22
Cedar Grove, NJ, USA
Omega Precision Corp
Inspect and/or measure finished work pieces to determine conformance to specifications. Basic operation of Punch Presses. Record keeping: - Maintain computer Die repair records - Maintain an ...
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