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Gold Marker Salary
in Austin, Texas

$34,980 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$493

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gold Marker is $34,980 a year and $17 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Gold Marker is between $26,475 and $41,991. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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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 Austin, Texas, 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:
$40,551
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Austin, Texas

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Description: Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock...

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