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Retoucher Salary
in Idaho, United States

$31,639 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$427

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher is $31,639 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher is between $24,108 and $37,820. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Retoucher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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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 Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Retoucher jobs: 355

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,678
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Retoucher Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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