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Puff Iron Operator - Hand Salary
in New York, United States

$34,763 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$504

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Puff Iron Operator - Hand is $34,763 a year and $17 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Puff Iron Operator - Hand is between $26,736 and $41,307. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Presses drycleaned and wet-cleaned silk and synthetic fiber garments, using hot-head press or steamtable, puff irons, and hand iron: operates machine presses to finish those parts that can be pressed flat and completes other parts of garments by pressing with hand iron.
  • Finishes parts difficult to reach, such as flounces, by fitting parts over puff irons.
  • Finishes velvet garments by steaming on buck of hot-head press or steamtable, and brushing pile (nap) with handbrush.
  • Finishes fancy garments, such as evening gowns and costumes, with hand iron, applying knowledge of fabrics and heats to produce high quality finishes which cannot be obtained on machine presses.
  • Presses ties on small pressing machine or by inserting heated metal form into tie and touching up rough places with hand iron.
  • Finishes pleated garments, determining size of pleat from evidence of old pleat or from work order (for new garments) and presses with machine press or hand iron.
  • May press wool fabrics requiring precision finishing.
  • In establishments where many silk finishers are employed may be designated according to specialty as finisher, hand; form-finishing-machine operator; hot-head-machine operator; pleat presser; puff-iron operator i; tie presser; velvet steamer.
Puff Iron Operator - Hand Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Puff Iron Operator - Hand jobs: 20,381

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,300
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Puff Iron Operator - Hand Job Listings for New York, United States

Deburrer
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
Using Dremel type hand grinders, hand scrappers, needle files, pedestal buffers and other hand ... Qualifications: 1. 6 months to a year as a CNC milling or CNC lathe operator. 2. Minimum 6 month ...
sample Maker & Inventory Associate
Mar 15
Clifton, NJ, USA
Papillon Ribbon & Bow Inc
The Sample maker will hand-tie, clip, fold, glue, sew, and iron ribbon sections according to the ... Sewing Machine Operator * Will involve repetitive motions * Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
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