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Printing Platen Press Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$31,684 (USD)

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Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Printing Platen Press Operator is $31,684 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Printing Platen Press Operator is between $24,142 and $37,874. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates automatic, platen-type cutting-creasing press to cut rolls of paperboard into carton blanks: selects, installs, and adjusts specified chase (cutting-creasing die) on press bed, using handtools.
  • Positions and attaches stripping cylinder on roller and turns wheel to adjust tension on rubberized backer roll.
  • Mounts roll of paperboard on machine feed spindle, using hoist, and threads paperboard through feed, tension, and idler rollers.
  • Starts machine and observes operation.
  • Turns dials and wheels to synchronize machine speed with speed of feed rolls and to regulate pressure on feed rolls.
  • Starts conveyor that transports broke to baling machine.
  • Measures cut-scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using tape measure, and examines blanks for defects, such as wrinkles and tears.
  • Adjusts machine to correct defects.
Printing Platen Press Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Printing Platen Press Operator jobs: 3,181

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Printing Platen Press Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Experienced Folder/Gluer Operator
Dec 31
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Printcraft Press
Fulltime Experienced Folder/Gluer operator for Carton production in our bindery department. Our ... Company Description We are a printing company expanding our capabilities in Idaho Falls , Idaho
Fulltime Flexo Pressman (Great Hours)
Jan 23
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Printcraft Press
We are hoping for an experienced flexo press operator or comparable experience running equipment ... Company Description We are a printing company expanding our capabilities in Idaho Falls , Idaho
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