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Retoucher Photoengraving Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$40,199 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$543

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher Photoengraving is $40,199 a year and $19 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher Photoengraving is between $33,279 and $48,052. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
$46,601
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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