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

$43,161 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$609

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Printing Press Operator is $43,161 a year and $21 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Printing Press Operator is between $32,668 and $51,856. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Printing Press 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

Description:
  • Folds prefabricated bookcases (separately made bindings) over book bodies and compresses assembled book in press to secure cases to bodies: folds upper half of case over top sheet of book body; stretches case tight over back of book and holds book in place on lower half of case.
  • Presses case down on book body; centers book in case with fingers.
  • Stacks enfolded books in press and places pressboards at intervals in stack.
  • Turns handwheel or depresses pedal to lower press head and clamp stack.
  • Retains books in press until glue or paste has dried.
  • Reverses handwheel or pushes lever to raise press head, removes books, and stacks books for finishing.
  • May coat book bodies with paste, using brush, or position books over blade of machine and press button to lower book body between saturated rollers to coat body with paste prior to positioning case over book body and be designated caser.
  • May position enfolded books singly on press and press button to lower heated ram to crease and recrease joints on backbone of book.
  • May wipe glue from endpapers, using cloth.
Printing Press Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Printing Press Operator jobs: 50

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,036
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Printing Press Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Flexographic Printing Press Operator
May 6
Garfield, NJ, USA
Brimar Industries
Operators feed the flexographic press with the material that is going to be printed on, so they can lift boxes of materials that can weigh at least 10 pounds and weigh over 100 pounds. * The flexo ...
Dayshift Flexographic Press Operator
May 20
Blauvelt, NY, USA
Flexo Finders
Narrow Web Flexo Press Operator and Screen Printer Openings--Blauvelt, NY We are working with a growing flexo printing company looking to add an experienced narrow web flexo press operator and a ...
Flexographic Pressman / Press Operator
Apr 29
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Roll Flex Label Co LLC
Make-ready, operation, cleanup, and maintenance of Mark Andy 2100 press. ... Ensuring quality and conformity of printed matter to customer specifications and/or expectations.
Press Operator
May 17
Long Branch, NJ, USA
Unknown
We are a growing print/copy shop, in business for over 40 years located in the Monmouth County area. We are customer oriented business who needs a team player. We are looking for an experienced Press ...
Pre Press operator for Direct Mail Printer
Apr 22
Long Island, NY, USA
Design Distributors, Inc.
Job Description Pre press operator for direct mail printer. Familiar with sheet fed, web and Halm ... Recently added Digital Printing presses for full service full color variable image and lasering.
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