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Gold Marker Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$39,595 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$558

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gold Marker is $39,595 a year and $19 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Gold Marker is between $29,969 and $47,532. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates machine to emboss and imprint designs, lettering, numbers, or product information onto surfaces of material, such as paper, cloth, leather, or plastic, using foil, gold-leaf, coated ribbon, or plastic tape, following specifications: receives verbal instructions, reads work order sheet, or inserts disk in drive of computer and depresses keys to retrieve job order slip with printing instructions on computer screen.
  • Sets heat, pressure, and time controls, according to material to be stamped.
  • Installs and locks character wheel, embossing die, or stamping die in heated chase of machine.
  • Turns on heating element.
  • Inserts reel of specified material, such as foil, gold-leaf, coated ribbon, or plastic tape in holder or on spindle, and threads end through rollers which feed and guide material under die mounted on ram of machine or places sheet of foil over impression.
  • Positions and aligns workpiece under holding arm in bed of hand fed machine or feed hopper of automatically fed machine in position specified on work order or in illuminated window on computerized machine.
  • Starts machine which lowers ram to heated die or character wheel and ribbon to emboss and imprint workpiece and automatically moves coated ribbon with each stroke of machine.
  • May operate machine to imprint trade names, brand, and grade onto leather sweatbands and be designated sweatband printer.
  • When printing titles and designs on book covers, is designated embosser.
Gold Marker Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Gold Marker jobs: 1,020

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,902
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Cost of Living Score:

Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

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