Embossograph Operator

Operate presses to print embossed display signs.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Embossograph Operators do?

Operates press to print embossed display signs: Selects type dies and arranges them on bed of press. Places gummed paper on type, gummed side up, and positions cardboard sign stock on paper. Pulls lever to close press and stamp gummed paper letters into cardboard. Removes sign from press, discards scrap, and touches letters with flatiron to make gummed paper adhere to cardboard. Trims finished sign on papercutter.


Should I be an Embossograph Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Engraver Set-Up Operator

    How to become an Embossograph Operator

    Embossograph Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Embossograph Operator-related education!
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