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Printing Platen Press Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$39,433 (USD)

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The average pay for a Printing Platen Press Operator is $39,433 a year and $19 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Printing Platen Press Operator is between $31,199 and $47,137. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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 New York-Manhattan, New York

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