A Screen Printer earns an average wage of $12.10 per hour. A skill in Production Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,895 - $45,843
(Median)
$22K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $34,681
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90%

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$9.42 - $16.23
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,895 - $45,843  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,448  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$20,041 - $36,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $16.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$13.59 - $22.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,448  
   
Commission
$6,500  
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).
)
$20,041 - $36,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 655
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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

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Experience Affects Screen Printer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%



National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Screen Printer Salaries


Operations Management
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Screen Printing
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Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$26,000

Screen Printer
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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