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Print Washer Salary
in Illinois, United States

$26,072 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Print Washer is $26,072 a year and $13 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Print Washer is between $20,635 and $30,343. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Washes and dries photographic prints, using print-washing pan, blotter, and wringer: places developed prints in print-washing pan and activates mechanism that rotates pan to wash prints.
  • Immerses prints in chemical solution subsequent to washing cycle to increase flexibility of prints.
  • Dries prints, using blotter, or positions prints on metal plates, and dries prints, using wringer.
  • Inserts prints in rack on open-faced frames to complete drying process.
  • May examine prints for stains and other defects and return defective prints to developing room.
  • May remove excess water from washed prints to prevent watermarks, using sponge or squeegee.
Print Washer Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,410

Estimated population of Print Washer jobs: 7

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Print Washer Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Feeder, Web
May 21
Niles, IL, USA
Specialty Print Communications
... wash-ups. * Assist in changing blankets. * Monitor the weighing of loads of finished product to ... Company Description Specialty Print Communications (SPC) is an award-winning, leading provider of ...
Inline Flexo press operator
May 31
Huntley, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
FLEXO PRESS OPERATOR Able to perform set ups, including make ready and plate mounting, and able to operate, including running and wash ups, flexographic printing presses to stringent quality graphic ...
Press Helper for 2nd shift
Apr 26
Elgin, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
... printing press * Maintain supplies at machine * Perform assistant related duties including, but not limited to, turbo wash, change sleeves and cylinders, load raw material onto rewind, etc.
Large Press
May 6
Carol Stream, IL, USA
... wash blanket, and rollers - Perform basis maintenance in between print jobs Submit your resume today via e-mail: jmartinez@semperll.com. Job Details Primary Skill: Large Press Posted: 06/12/2019 ...
2nd Shift Maintenance Mechanic
May 29
Kankakee, IL, USA
Requisition of general purpose hardware items such as nuts, bolts, washers, pins, etc. ... Ability to read and understand blue prints, both mechanical and hydraulic, and electrical ...
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