The average wage for a Platemaker is $16.60 per hour.

$13.18 - $27.64
$13
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $16.60
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $27.64  
   
Overtime
$23.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Platemaker

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

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Key Stats for Platemaker

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
039
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
35%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Platemaker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 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: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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