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Screen Printer Salary

A Screen Printer earns an average wage of $11.76 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Machine Operation, Graphic Design, and Screen Printing.
$19,892 - $41,871
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,305
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$8.65 - $15.97
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,892 - $41,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $758  
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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$18,507 - $35,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $15.97  
   
Overtime
$12.47 - $23.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $758  
   
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).
)
$18,507 - $35,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 365
United States (change)

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Screen Printer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Screen Printer Salaries

Machine Operation
up arrow 16%

Graphic Design
up arrow 12%

Screen Printing
up arrow 12%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 66%