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Engraving Photographer Salary
in Norfolk, Virginia

$40,159 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$610

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engraving Photographer is $40,159 a year and $19 an hour in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for an Engraving Photographer is between $30,028 and $48,617. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Norfolk, Virginia.

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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 Norfolk, Virginia, 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:
$46,556
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Norfolk, Virginia

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Description: Norfolk ( NOR-fuuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2017, the population was estimated to be 244,703 making it the second-most populous city in Virginia after neighboring Virginia Beach. Norfolk is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA. The city is bordered...

Engraving Photographer Job Listings for Norfolk, Virginia

Graphics Specialist with Security Clearance
May 13
Suffolk, United States
Capstone Corporation, HQ
Supports plastic and brass engraving requirements by operating & maintaining engraving machine. * Provides photography support for official purposes to include Isolated Personnel Report (ISOPREP ...
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