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Scanner Operator Salary

$52,908 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$974

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Scanner Operator is $52,908 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Scanner Operator is between $38,807 and $64,697. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Scanner Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Analyzes original copy (material to be reproduced) and operates electronic scanner to produce color-separated positive or negative films for use in production of lithographic printing plates: analyzes original copy to evaluate color density, gradation highlights, middle tones, and shadows, using densitometer and knowledge of light and color.
  • Types on scanner keyboard or touches mouse to symbols on scanner video display unit to input software, or turns knobs or punches buttons to set scanner to specific color density, size, screen ruling, and exposure adjustments.
  • Loads film into film holder, places holder in exposing chamber and starts automatic vacuum system mechanism that loads and secures film on scanner drum.
  • Activates scanner to produce positive or negative films for each primary color and black in original copy.
  • Unloads exposed film from scanner and places film in automatic processor to develop image on film.
  • Inspects developed film for specified results and quality, using magnifying glass and scope, and forwards acceptable negatives or positives to stripper, lithographic i, proofer, prepress, or customer.
  • Performs tests to determine exposure adjustments on scanner and adjusts scanner controls until specified results are obtained.
  • May position color transparency, negative, or reflection copy on scanning drum and mount drum and head on scanner.
Scanner Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Job family population: 11,050

Estimated population of Scanner Operator jobs: 1,179

Rate of error: 2.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,335
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Scanner Operator Job Listings for United States

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Jacksonville, FL, USA
ImageStoreHouse, LLC
We currently have openings for experienced Data Entry, Documents Prepper and scanner operators Individual's musts be committed to full-time job, strong computer operating skills, minimum 5,000 key ...
Machine Operator (Kraft Foods)
Dec 4
Beaver Dam, WI, USA
Manpower
Eye registration, moving scanner and adjusting box index. · Ensures that all safety equipment is in place before operating machine. · Makes up boxes; loads film; checks product supply; sets up ...
Mogul Machine Operator
Dec 2
Delafield, WI, USA
Engauge Workforce Solutions
Keep records of intermediate or final products using an MRP system (computer/barcode scanner ... Previous machine operator experience, preferably food manufacturing. * Problem solving skills
Scanner Operator
Oct 1
Sacramento, CA, USA
BMI Imaging Systems
This document imaging position is responsible for preparing and scanning paper documents for conversion to electronic images, as well as providing some quality control. Quality, accuracy, and ...
Scanner Operator
Sep 16
Irvine, CA, USA
Spectrum Information Services
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Prepare documents received from clients for scanning by performing the following tasks: • Able to lift heavy file boxes (up to 50 pounds) • Remove staples ...

The average pay for a Scanner Operator is $52,908 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Scanner Operator is between $38,807 and $64,697. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Scanner Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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