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Print Color Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,078 (USD)

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The average pay for a Print Color Operator is $37,078 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Print Color Operator is between $31,199 and $44,133. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 129,490

Estimated population of Print Color Operator jobs: 221

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Print Color Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Print Operator
Apr 22
Brooklyn, NY, USA
... Utility Operator Basic Print Output (B&W & Color) Basic Binding (Wire, GBC, & Velo) Knowledge of Production Services Site Flexibility (able to move from Site to Site within Metro Area) Adhere to ...
Print Production Operator
Apr 12
Manhattan, NY, USA
Forrest Staffing Solutions
Experience producing and mounting color wide-format up to 48" wide * Experience using imposition to setup files for print * Experience using a Fiery workstation, Free flow workflow or similar * A ...
Office Services Workflow Coordinator - Digital Printing Operator
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Williams Lea Tag
Read, interpret and understand all print request emails and forms. * *Communicate with manager and ... color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual ...
Pre Press operator for Direct Mail Printer
Apr 22
Long Island, NY, USA
Design Distributors, Inc.
NOT a design position , strictly prepping files for print. Knowledge of pre-flighting files and ... Recently added Digital Printing presses for full service full color variable image and lasering.
Large Format Production Operator (2nd Shift: 4pm-12:30am)
May 10
Belleville, NJ, USA
Executive Recruiting Firm
Wide Format Print Production Operator (2nd Shift-4:00 pm-12:30 am) * Operate a flatbed printer ... Balance artistry with technical expertise in color, 2D, and 3D printing. Optimize information ...
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