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Platemaker Salary

The average wage for a Platemaker is $17.23 per hour.

$10.75 - $23.90
(Median)
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $23.90  
   
Overtime
$17.36 - $38.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
   
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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$26,896 - $58,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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