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Engraving Photographer Salary
in Sacramento, California

$46,349 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$705

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engraving Photographer is $46,349 a year and $22 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for an Engraving Photographer is between $34,657 and $56,111. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates camera to photograph drawings, sketches, or other material to produce negatives for transfer to printing plates, rollers, or printed circuit boards: mounts copy on holder, aligning centerline on copy with centerline on holder.
  • Studies copy and order sheet to determine photographic techniques required to transfer desired effect onto film, according to plate or roller dimensions, type of design, colors in design, and engraving requirements.
  • Computes camera settings required to reproduce sketch to specified scale according to dimensions of printing plates or rollers.
  • Focuses camera, compensating for difference in size and distortions in copy.
  • Measures opening in back of camera to verify settings, using steel tape.
  • Positions film on vacuum board, closes board against back of camera, and locks board in position.
  • Arranges arc lamps for even distribution of light and exposes film for specified length of time.
  • Removes exposed film from camera and develops film in series of developing, rinsing, and fixing baths, or using automatic film processing equipment.
  • Compares developed film with design to determine whether desired effect has been reproduced.
  • Hangs film on line to dry.
  • When producing negatives for halftone printing, inserts screen in front of film to reduce copy to dots for reproduction.
  • When producing multicolor prints, fits color filters over lens.
  • May process sensitized metal plates for subsequent etching photoengraving printer.
Engraving Photographer Job Prevalence in Sacramento, California, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Engraving Photographer jobs: 278

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,731
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Sacramento ( SAK-rə-MEN-toh; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]; Spanish for "sacrament") is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2018 population of 501,334 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engraving Photographer is $46,349 a year and $22 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for an Engraving Photographer is between $34,657 and $56,111. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

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