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Book Stripper Salary
in Alabama, United States

$38,668 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Book Stripper is $38,668 a year and $19 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Book Stripper is between $28,834 and $46,851. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Positions negative or positive film on layout sheets to assemble single or multiple color film flats used in production of lithographic printing plates, according to customer specifications, using precision measuring instruments and artist's work aids: touches up negatives to conceal pinholes and other imperfections, using artist's brush and opaque material or examines positive film, using magnifier, and repairs broken lines and incomplete and missing halftone dots, using needle and crayon pencil.
  • Tapes layout sheet or grid to illuminated table and positions masking sheet and transparent plastic sheet over layout sheet to prepare for positioning of film.
  • Positions film negatives or positives on masking sheet or transparent plastic sheet according to predetermined reference marks on layout sheet and inserts halftones, screen tints or four-color process negatives in windows of base negatives or complementary flats (flats to be exposed onto same plate), using tape, triangles, straightedges, dividers, and magnifiers.
  • Inverts assembled film flat on table and cuts windows behind image areas of negatives or positives, using razor blade or artist's knife to allow exposure to plate or film.
  • Routes completed negative or positive flat to platemaking department for preparation of positive or negative lithographic printing plate or proof.
  • May select screen tints to be inserted in film flat, using knowledge of dot percentages required to obtain specific colors.
  • May draw ruled lines and borders around negatives or positives, using scribing tools.
Book Stripper Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Book Stripper jobs: 788

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,827
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Book Stripper Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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