Press Operator II Salary in the United States

How much does a Press Operator II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Press Operator II in the United States is $24 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $22 and $26. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Completes print production jobs on various types of printing press machines, including digital, flexographic, web, screen, or others. Reviews job specifications and complete setup tasks, including filling ink, calibrating machine, and loading stock. Conducts visual inspection of samples prior to running job. Performs in-process quality inspections utilizing standard testing protocols. Completes all required production logs and documentation. Interprets equipment diagnostics, troubleshoots breakdowns, and makes necessary adjustments to complete the job. Performs regular maintenance, cleaning, and changeovers of press from one job to another. Maintains a clean and safe workspace. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Press Operator I

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Press Operator II

    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Press Operator III

    5 - 7 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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