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Photo Technician Salary

$44,012 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$678

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Photo Technician is $44,012 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photo Technician is between $32,820 and $53,327. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Prints and develops film of circuit designs for use in fabricating printed circuit boards (pcb's), using photographic equipment and knowledge of photographic processing: reads work order to determine photographic techniques required.
  • Aligns artwork developed from circuitry blueprint and other specifications with duplicating film on darkroom light table, following prescribed procedures.
  • Tapes materials to table or closes table lid and depresses control to activate vacuum device that holds work in alignment during processing.
  • Adjusts camera settings for reduction or enlargement of image, according to work order specifications, and sets or activates timer that controls exposure time of film.
  • Feeds exposed film into machine that develops, fixes, washes, and dries film print developer, automatic (photofinishing).
  • Examines film to verify that reproduced image meets quality standards.
  • May touch up artwork or developed film, using tape, knife, brush, or pen.
  • May submerse exposed film in series of baths to develop and fix image, and dry film, using squeegee and electric dryer.
  • May print and develop circuit image on diazo film, using automatic equipment, and be designated diazo technician.
Photo Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 16,680

Estimated population of Photo Technician jobs: 388

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,022
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Photo Technician Job Listings for United States

Photo/Video Equipment Technician
Nov 14
Chicago, USA
Video Equipment Rental House
Photo/Video Equipment Technician Rental facility in need of a Technicians. This position includes the maintenance, testing, and prepping of equipment. As well as repairing, generally maintaining ...
Photo Spinner Technician
Nov 29
Austin, Texas, USA
SAMSUNG
The Photo Operations team is focused on delivering solutions by developing 24x7x365 teams of elite, fab-oriented, excursion-free, safety and quality minded members. As part of the Photo Operations ...
Material Handling Equipment Technician III
Dec 10
Cincinnati, OH, USA
C&W Services
Maintenance Technician III (L4) C&W Services is the industry leader in Integrated Maintenance ... Install, maintain, and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components, photo-eyes ...
Lead Maintenance Technician
Dec 7
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Elite Line Services
... photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency ... Mentor technicians by motivating, providing guidance and directions to help them achieve their ...
Material Handling Technician (Wednesday - Saturdays - 12pm - 10:30 pm)
Dec 6
Monee, IL, USA
JLL
Conveyor Maintenance Technician (MHE I) - This role will work Sunday - Wednesdays 12 pm - 10:30 pm ... Ability to repair printers adjusts photo eyes and scales * Box Makers- start and stop load fill and ...

The average pay for a Photo Technician is $44,012 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photo Technician is between $32,820 and $53,327. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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