The average hourly pay for a Sign Maker in United Kingdom is £8.79.
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What Do Sign Makers Do?
Signmakers create signs for marketing purposes and to symbolize the image of a company. They are usually responsible for the physical production of signs, such as applying vinyl and then mounting them for display. It may be important to be able to read layouts and blueprints and interpret drawings in order to turn them into real signs. Parts of the sign may be generated by a computer and then applied by the signmaker by cutting, painting, laminating, and cleaning, and this process should always …Read more
Sign Maker Tasks
- Collaborate with client to design custom sign.
- Assemble sign components and comply with safety regulations.
- Repair or revise sign components as needed.
- Monitor workflow of orders.
- Work with a variety of materials (i.e. neon channel lighting, vinyl) and a variety of equipment (i.e. computer programs, hand-tools, electrical tools) to produce components of the sign.
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What Are Popular Skills for Sign Makers?
Skills in Manufacturing Fabrication and CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Graphic Design.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sign Makers?
An early career Sign Maker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.22 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Sign Maker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.18 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Sign Maker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.49 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £11.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Sign Maker in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 53.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (15.7% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (13.2% less) and Hereford, England: Herefordshire (8.6% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 154 survey responses.