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Printing Press Setup Operator Salary

$38,057 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$537

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Printing Press Setup Operator is $38,057 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Printing Press Setup Operator is between $28,805 and $45,724. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Printing Press Setup Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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 Setup Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 173,470

Estimated population of Printing Press Setup Operator jobs: 50

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,118
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Printing Press Setup Operator Job Listings for United States

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... printer has an immediate opening in it's printing department. Duties include setup, operate ... An experienced Flexographic printing operator is required. * Must be able to read and follow the ...
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Press Operator
Nov 20
Pueblo, CO, USA
GateHouse Media
Verify press layouts for reel stand setup * Load reel stands with proper newsprint requirements ... Monitor printed products for proper folder cutoffs and margin controls * Perform all ongoing ...

The average pay for a Printing Press Setup Operator is $38,057 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Printing Press Setup Operator is between $28,805 and $45,724. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Printing Press Setup Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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