(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Print Folding Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,703 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Print Folding Machine Operator is $36,703 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Print Folding Machine Operator is between $28,004 and $43,836. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates machine to automatically fold, slit, and score printed sheets into signatures for binding: examines work order to determine setup specifications or inserts sample sheet in machine and sets guides to edge of sheet.
  • Adjusts air blasts on feeder to regulate amount of air separating sheets of paper to provide continuous flow of paper through machine.
  • Adjusts conveyor blades or knurled rollers to feed sheet into folding rollers.
  • Turns screws to regulate tension of creasing blades and folding rollers according to thickness of paper and size and number of folds specified, using handtools.
  • Sets slitting knives to slit sheets as specified.
  • Stacks sheets to be folded on conveyor belt of automatic feed.
  • Presses button to activate machine and observes machine operation.
  • Adjusts machine during production run as required.
  • May operate two or more machines.
  • May jog, stack, band, and box folded sheets.
Print Folding Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Job family population: 48,680

Estimated population of Print Folding Machine Operator jobs: 4,121

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

Print Folding Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator Supervisor - Fri-Sun - Off Mon-Thu (AU#319581)
May 7
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
... printing - Able to adjust machine settings to allow for different folding configurations. 7. Maintain and order materials/consumables to maintain working inventory levels, based off of the order ...
Machine Operator Printing
May 15
Franklin Park, IL, USA
We are seeking a Machine Operator with Printing Experience to join our team! Responsibilities: * Oversee and coordinate plant operations and activities * Troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely ...
Printing Machine Operators
May 16
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Commercial printer/mailer company seeking experienced Folder Machine Operators. 1st and 2nd shifts available $13 - $17/hr. * Previous bindery or mail house experience required. * Must be able to read ...
Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto ... printing and flexible package manufacturing industry.
SMT Machine Operator
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
Operate the automated assembly line equipment which includes Ekra screen printer, Juki SMT ... Previous electronic/machine operator experience a preferred. Looking for motivated self starter.
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources