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Print Color Operator Salary

$33,500 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$436

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Print Color Operator is $33,500 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Print Color Operator is between $25,697 and $39,874. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Print Color Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates machines to mix or grind daub, printing ink color, and color pigments, for artificial leather: calculates batch size according to roll yardage to be coated.
  • Weighs and measures, according to formula, components, such as ball mill mix, color pigments, and oils to attain colors and specified consistency.
  • Moves components to agitator or ball mill mixers and roll grinders for processing, using handtruck.
  • Dumps ingredients into and starts machines that grind and mix them.
  • Collects color sample and compares it with color standard.
  • Adds ingredients, such as white, clear, or colored pigments, or thinner to correct color discrepancies.
  • Prepares new color batches when drum content in inventory storage is low.
  • Lifts and moves drums, using portable air-operated hydraulic hoist.
  • May be designated according to operation performed as ball-mill mixer; daub-color matcher; daub-color mixer; grinding operator; print-color matcher; print-color mixer.
Print Color Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 128,600

Estimated population of Print Color Operator jobs: 220

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,836
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Print Color Operator Job Listings for United States

Digital Print Operator
Dec 3
Indianapolis, IN, USA
The Bentcil Co
Xerox Color Press 1000i * Xerox 700 CP * Inkcups X2 Direct UV Printer * Roland wide format printers ... Computer proficiency (Mac and PC) - knowledge of operating systems, email and web proficiency ...
Prepress Operator
Dec 3
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Fisher Printing
... printing plates for a variety of printed retail advertising materials. Operator must have a self ... Must understand trapping and four color process work. Skills and Abilities Required: Thorough ...
Digital Print / Bindery Operator
Oct 4
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Synergetic Media
Synergetic Media has an opening for an entry level digital print and bindery operator. Brief ... maintain color consistency · Monitors color consistency during all print runs and makes ...
Flexo Board Printing Operator
Dec 3
Clintonville, WI, USA
Hoffmaster Group
Make Color correction to formulas and dispense ink using the Nova Flow unit. * Check and monitor ... Wash printing plates before returning to mounting area. * Clean and maintain anilox rolls * Operate ...
"Experienced Folder/Gluer Operator"
Oct 6
Lakewood, United States
PRINT NW
"Print NW is seeking an EXPERIENCED FOLDER GLUER OPERATOR. If you have experience running a folder ... color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law ...

The average pay for a Print Color Operator is $33,500 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Print Color Operator is between $25,697 and $39,874. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Print Color Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Digital Print Operator
Dec 3
Indianapolis, IN, USA
The Bentcil Co
Xerox Color Press 1000i * Xerox 700 CP * Inkcups X2 Direct UV Printer * Roland wide format printers ... Computer proficiency (Mac and PC) - knowledge of operating systems, email and web proficiency ...
Prepress Operator
Dec 3
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Fisher Printing
... printing plates for a variety of printed retail advertising materials. Operator must have a self ... Must understand trapping and four color process work. Skills and Abilities Required: Thorough ...
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