Average Print Press Operator Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$18.40
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The average hourly pay for a Print Press Operator in Portland, Oregon is $18.40.
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$13.18
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$18.40
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$29.59
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$30,396 - $66,215
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Job Description for Print Press Operator

Print Press Operator Tasks
  • Establish printing quality by adjusting ink distribution, speed and drying temperatures.
  • Maintain press supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Shut down printing presses by removing ink and paper, cleaning parts and components.
  • Make plates and mix ink.
  • Set up and operate printing press.

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Pay by Experience Level for Print Press Operator

An experienced Print Press Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Print Press Operator in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Green Bay, Wisconsin (19.4% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (12.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
50.0%