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Screen Printer Salary

A Screen Printer earns an average wage of $11.75 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Graphic Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,008 - $44,668
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,624
10%
50%
90%

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$8.70 - $15.96
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,008 - $44,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
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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$18,551 - $35,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $15.96  
   
Overtime
$12.63 - $24.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $983  
   
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).
)
$18,551 - $35,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 406

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Job Description for Screen Printer

Screen printing is the act of pushing a variety of inks through a stencil and ink-blocking mesh to create unique designs, logos, and messaging on canvas, posters, and (most commonly) t-shirts and other apparel. The individuals who operate the printing tools and machinery are screen printers. Their job combines artistic ability, an eye for graphic design, and an ability to follow and execute the printing needs of customers.

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Screen Printer Tasks

  • Recommend tooling and material handling changes to improve work flow or safety conditions.
  • Check production equipment to ensure proper machine set up, registration, ink viscosity and color.
  • Run, adjust and troubleshoot production equipment and machinery.
  • Adjust machinery for optimum speed, registry and print quality.
  • Repair, maintain and store production tooling and fixtures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Screen Printer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Screen Printer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Screen Printer Salaries


Screen Printing
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 65%