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Press Operator Salary
in New York, United States

$28,284 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Press Operator is $28,284 a year and $14 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Press Operator is between $23,087 and $33,033. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Press Operator. 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

  • Operates pressing-machine (hot-head type) to press washed wearing apparel, such as uniforms, jackets, aprons, and shirts.
  • Smooths section of garment on buck (table) of machine, and moistens dry portions of garment with wet cloth or water spray.
  • Pushes buttons to lower pressing head of machine to press and dry garment.
  • Arranges pressed garment on buck, repeating process until pressing is completed.
  • May work as part of team and press only portion of garment.
  • May tend two or three presses simultaneously, positioning garment on one press while other presses are closed.
Press Operator Job Prevalence in New York, United States

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

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Press Operator jobs: 709

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Skills data not available for this job

Press Operator Job Listings for New York, United States

Flexographic Press Operator
Feb 18
Totowa, NJ, USA
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Flexographic Press Operator Totowa, NJ Area This opportunity is for a Flexographic Press Operator at an excellent printing company. Company offers benefits, good hours, and competitive pay. A ...
Tablet Press Operators
Mar 11
North Brunswick, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Tablet Press Operators (1st and 2nd Shift) A Leading Pharmaceutical Company Near North Brunswick, NJ Compensation Temp to Perm Full Benefits Responsibilities: • Operate tablet press machinery ...
Flexographic Mark Andy 2200 6-Color Press Operator
Feb 7
Hempstead, NY, USA
Citation Healthcare Labels, LLC
An extensive background required in operating a 10" Flexographic Mark Andy 2200 6-color press in a very detail-oriented manner. * Color matching is a plus. * Ability to work efficiently with minimal ...
Press Brake Operator
Mar 2
Wharton, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Press Brake Operator Req# 1148 Join our client's team as a Press Brake Operator! This position is full time, contract to permanent, competitive pay with overtime. This job offers benefits including ...
Press Machine Operator 1st Shift
Mar 20
Carle Place, NY, USA
Nationwide Technical Resources Corp.
Press Machine Operator is needed to produce deep drawn parts from metal using a punch press , a computer numeric controlled (CNC) piece of equipment that makes precision cuts, grinds and punches into ...
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