The average wage for a Platemaker is $16.37 per hour.

$13.09 - $27.69
(Median)
$13
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $27.69  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,863 - $65,954  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Platemaker

  • Mount and seal plates to sleeves and wrap for packaging.
  • Inspect products and troubleshoot problems, reporting on equipment and materials problems.
  • Enter specifications into computer and make adjustments.
  • Measure, arrange, trim and orient plates for printing.
  • Conduct routine maintenance and on-the-spot repairs.

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Experience Affects Platemaker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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