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Screen Stretcher Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,319 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screen Stretcher is $39,319 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Screen Stretcher is between $29,800 and $47,200. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Stretches and fastens screening material to metal frames to make printing screens, using either of following methods: (1) positions frame in holding fixture of stretcher.
  • Places specified length of screening material, such as silk, polyester, or metal mesh, over frame and secures edges of material in clamps of stretcher.
  • Turns ratchet wheels on stretcher to stretch and straighten screening material.
  • Examines and feels screening material to determine tension.
  • Places tension measuring instrument on screening material to measure tension according to specifications.
  • Glues screening material to frame and removes frame from stretcher.
  • Trims excess material from frame, using knife. (2) clamps specified length of screening material to screen frame.
  • Tightens screws of frame to stretch and straighten screening material according to sequence diagram, using handtool.
  • Examines screen for defects, such as runs or torn areas.
Screen Stretcher Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Screen Stretcher jobs: 67

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Screen Stretcher Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
City of Chicago
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