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Print Color Matcher Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,389 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$447

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Print Color Matcher is $34,389 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Print Color Matcher is between $26,379 and $40,933. 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:
  • Operates machines to mix or grind daub, printing ink color, and color pigments, for artificial leather: calculates batch size according to roll yardage to be coated.
  • Weighs and measures, according to formula, components, such as ball mill mix, color pigments, and oils to attain colors and specified consistency.
  • Moves components to agitator or ball mill mixers and roll grinders for processing, using handtruck.
  • Dumps ingredients into and starts machines that grind and mix them.
  • Collects color sample and compares it with color standard.
  • Adds ingredients, such as white, clear, or colored pigments, or thinner to correct color discrepancies.
  • Prepares new color batches when drum content in inventory storage is low.
  • Lifts and moves drums, using portable air-operated hydraulic hoist.
  • May be designated according to operation performed as ball-mill mixer; daub-color matcher; daub-color mixer; grinding operator; print-color matcher; print-color mixer.
Print Color Matcher Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 129,490

Estimated population of Print Color Matcher jobs: 221

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,867
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Print Color Matcher Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

1st Pressman - Roll-to-Roll Web
May 13
Niles, IL, USA
Specialty Print Communications
Adjust color to accurately match color OK'd proof. Maintain approved color and registration throughout production. * Monitor and adjust ink and water balance for quality printing. * Minimize or ...
Print Press Operator
Mar 19
us
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k matching and medical ... Must have excellent color vision and be able to detect color variations * Must complete standard ...
Print Press Operator
Mar 19
Batavia, IL, USA
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k matching and medical ... Must have excellent color vision and be able to detect color variations * Must complete standard ...
Screen Printing Production Manager
May 20
Batavia, IL, USA
Second City Prints
... match! Title: Production Manager Job Duties: -Schedule all print production orders via Shopworks ... and color. -Responsible to make sure staff is properly trained to perform assigned tasks. ...
Printing Process Trainer
Mar 19
us
Eagle Flexible Packaging
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k matching and medical ... Experience in minimum 8 color print processing. * At least 5 years of experience in Flexographic ...
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