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Printing Presser Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,791 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$561

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Printing Presser is $39,791 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Printing Presser is between $30,117 and $47,808. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Presser Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Printing Presser jobs: 50

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,129
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Printing Presser Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic
Apr 24
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Fisher Printing
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Flexo Press Operator/Press Operator
May 20
Huntley, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
FLEXO PRESS OPERATOR Able to perform set ups, including make ready and plate mounting, and able to operate, including running and wash ups, flexographic printing presses to stringent quality graphic ...
Rewind Label Inspector
Apr 15
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Weber Packaging Solutions
Environment is loud from the printing presses. Benefits and Perks... * Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay * Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Medical insurance * Dental Insurance * Vision Care * Company Paid Life ...
Screen Printing Production Manager
May 20
Batavia, IL, USA
Second City Prints
... presses. -Must be proficient in all Screen Print production processes (screen reclamation and prep, screen coating, screen imaging and developing, ink mixing and Pantone matching, engineering ...
Printing Field Service Technician
Apr 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Marie Leising & Associates, LLC
Installation, service, and repair of UV curing and drying equipment on web and sheetfed presses. ... Minimum 5 years' technical field service experience in the printing or graphic arts industry.
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