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Web Press Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,738 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Web Press Operator is $47,738 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Web Press Operator is between $35,404 and $58,035. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Web Press Operator. 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

  • Operates and prepares multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print newspapers, books, and periodicals according to written specifications.
Web Press Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Web Press Operator jobs: 5,656

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Web Press Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Press Operator
Jun 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Novolex Holdings, Inc.
Observes mechanical operation and indicating gauges, such as video web scanner, ammeter and air ... Usually operates press in team with Waxer Operator on press equipped with waxer that coats paper by ...
Press Operator Needed
May 29
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
Perform change-overs, quality control, and continuous monitoring of press and product. Meet safety ... Troubleshoot and diagnose complex print problems (such as streaks, ink splash, web alignment ...
Flexo Press Operator
Jun 20
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
Flexo Finders
Narrow Web Flexo Press Operators--Pleasant Prairie, WI A printing company in Pleasant Prairie, WI is adding printing press operators to 2nd and 3rd shift. Currently running Mark Andy presses and ...
Flexo/Gravure Press Operator
May 26
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
Will consider wide web flexo/CI/grauvure or narrow web flexo press operator experience. Compensation will be based upon experience. Medical, vision, dental insurance and 401k offered. Some relocation ...
Roto Press Operator
May 14
Hanover Park, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
JIT Synergy is working with a Food Packaging Company in Hanover Park and they are currently looking for a Roto Press Operator on 3rd shift. DIRECT-HIRE OPPORTUNITY BENEFITS : Medical, Dental, Vision ...
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