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Retoucher Salary
in New York, United States

$37,532 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$507

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Retoucher is $37,532 a year and $18 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Retoucher is between $28,598 and $44,864. 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 New York, 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 New York, 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:
$43,510
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Retoucher Job Listings for New York, United States

Digital Retoucher
Feb 15
White Plains, NY, USA
Rosco, Inc.
Main purpose: Responsible for all aspects of projects from inception to completion. Job Summary * Skilled in the use of Adobe Creative Suite especially Illustrator and Photoshop. * Color/density ...
Digital Retoucher
Feb 15
Stamford, CT, USA
Rosco, Inc.
Main purpose: Responsible for all aspects of projects from inception to completion. Job Summary * Skilled in the use of Adobe Creative Suite especially Illustrator and Photoshop. * Color/density ...
Jewelry Photographer (Part Time)
Mar 6
New York, NY, USA
Worthy
Retouching skills to improve quality of image * Excellent eye for detail * 3D video imaging experience * Proven jewelry photography skills * Awareness for contemporary lighting trends * Canon camera ...
Graphic Designer
Feb 28
New York, NY, USA
OnDeck
Image retouching abilities are a bonus * Curiosity that drives you to find new solutions instead of relying on existing patterns and mental model About OnDeck: As the largest online small business ...
Art Assistant
Mar 13
Park Ridge, NJ, USA
Wainscot Media
Responsibilities Include: · Creating PDF's and scanning images · Archiving old files · Converting and retouching images for print · Ordering stock images · Booking photographers, hair stylists ...
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