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Vacuum Frame Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,483 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$616

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vacuum Frame Operator is $42,483 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vacuum Frame Operator is between $31,982 and $51,214. 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

Description:
  • Duplicates printed material on sensitized paper, cloth, or film according to customer specifications, using photographic equipment and handtools: reads work order and confers with supervisor to determine processes, techniques, equipment, and materials required.
  • Places original on sensitized material in vacuum frame.
  • Mounts camera on tripod or stand and loads prescribed type and size film in camera.
  • Sets camera controls to regulate exposure time according to line density of original and type of sensitized material.
  • Activates camera to expose sensitized material, imprinting original on material.
  • Develops exposed material developer (photofinishing).
  • Examines developed reprint for defects, such as broken lines, spots, and blurs, and touches up defects, using chemicals, inks, brushes, and pens.
  • May enlarge reprints projection printer (photofinishing).
  • May reprint original in sections and piece sections together.
Vacuum Frame Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 22,450

Estimated population of Vacuum Frame Operator jobs: 2,056

Rate of error: 3.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,249
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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