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Retoucher Photoengraving Salary
in Houston, Texas

$34,037 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$459

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher Photoengraving is $34,037 a year and $16 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher Photoengraving is between $25,935 and $40,686. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Retoucher Photoengraving. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Touches up photoengraving film reproductions of sketches or photographs to eliminate processing defects and distortions in design, or to create special effects on reproductions, utilizing knowledge of lithographic techniques: compares film negatives or positives with original to locate portions of image, such as dots and lines that were lost during processing, spots on negatives or positives, and excessively dark or light tone values on film.
  • Paints in lines and dots that were lost during processing, using brush, pen, or sponge and opaque.
  • Scratches out spots and undesirable portions of image, using knife and pin.
  • Paints in additional lines or dots to increase intensity of image on film or scratches out lines or dots to reduce intensity, following colors on original to restore specified tone values.
  • May sketch designs on transparent paper preparatory to transferring to film.
  • May retouch, correct, and create special effects on reproductions of photoengraved materials, using computer graphics system, and be designated computer-assisted retoucher, photoengraving.
Retoucher Photoengraving Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Retoucher Photoengraving jobs: 355

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,458
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher Photoengraving is $34,037 a year and $16 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher Photoengraving is between $25,935 and $40,686. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Retoucher Photoengraving. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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