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Positive Printer Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,919 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$434

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Positive Printer Operator is $33,919 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Positive Printer Operator is between $26,121 and $40,269. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates motion picture film printing machine to produce positive images and soundtrack from negative film: reads work orders to determine type film to be printed and type printing aperture required.
  • Installs specified printing aperture in machine.
  • Mounts rolls of positive and negative film on machine spindles and threads film through guide rollers, tension bars, picture and sound apertures and onto winding reel to synchronize negative and positive films for printing.
  • Starts machine to pass films through printing apertures and produce positive images and soundtrack.
  • Examines film passing through machine and turns lever of rheostat to adjust intensity of printing light according to control card specifications, or installs punched tape in machine that controls light and color densities during printing operation.
  • Packages films in labeled containers subsequent to printing.
  • May operate printer equipped with negative viewer and evaluate scene frames to select frames with specified photographic characteristics preparatory to printing.
Positive Printer Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 22,450

Estimated population of Positive Printer Operator jobs: 459

Rate of error: 3.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,321
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Positive Printer Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Web Printing Operator (Gravure or Flexo)
May 6
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Pactiv
Positive work attitude and willingness to cooperate. * Required to stand to perform all duties of the job. * Pushing/moving of raw material and equipment required. Weight range will be from 100 to ...
Web Printing Press Operator
Apr 22
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
Positive work attitude and willingness to cooperate. * Required to stand to perform all duties of the job. * Pushing/moving of raw material and equipment required. Weight range will be from 100 to ...
Printing Press Operator - Night Shift
Apr 4
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Pactiv
Positive work attitude and willingness to cooperate. Required to stand to perform all duties of the job. Pushing/moving of raw material and equipment required. Weight range will be from 100 to 2000 ...
Machine Operator - Slitter
May 6
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Nobelus
... and positive way with others * Must be dependable and maintain an exemplary punctuality and ... Print finishing supplies and equipment. We are a company that values its employees, provides ...
Machine Operator Supervisor - Fri-Sun - Off Mon-Thu (AU#319581)
May 7
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
... variable DOD printing - Able to adjust machine settings to allow for different folding ... Positive, engaging attitude, co-operative and pro-active 10. Basic computer skills and ...
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