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Platemakrt - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Platemakrt"

How much does a Platemakrt in the federal government get paid? $100,032.60* *Based on the 2022 average.

Platemakrt was the 470th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 20 employed. The most common payscale was the government printing office negotiated rates for offset platemaker strippers payscale.

In 2022, the Government Printing Office hired the most employees titled Platemaking, with an average salary of $100,875.

Government Platemaking jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Platemaking job is FWS-5, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-8. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard is used to grade all nonsupervisory work involved in the processing of photographic images onto metal, paper, or plastic plate materials to produce lithographic plates which are used in the offset reproduction of printed matter. Also included is work involved in producing paper or plastic masters using photodirect or electrostatic equipment for the primary purpose of platemaking, as well as other related platemaking processes such as performing color proofing and making peel coats, scribecoats, and hand transfers. This work requires knowledge of the various types of plates, plastic media, processing and developing solutions, platemaking equipment (e.g., vacuum frames, whirling machines, automatic plate processors, photodirect and electrostatic platemaking equipment), and skill in their use to perform platemaking and other related processes necessary in the offset reproduction process.

Agencies that have hired a Platemakrt

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Government Printing Office 19 $100,875.21
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $84,023.00

Platemakrt Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Platemakrt is $100,032.60. The highest paid Platemakrt made $122,110 in 2022.

Common Platemakrt Payscales

Payscale Number of Platemaking Employees
KO - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Offset Platemaker Strippers 18
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1
KI - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Compositors 1

Starting Paygrade: $22.47 to $9.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5
Maximum Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Occupation Family: PRINTING FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-5 Paygrade

FWS-5 is the starting paygrade for Offset Platemaking jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-5 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Offset PlatemakingFWS-5FWS-8

Average Platemaking Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Platemakrt was $62,422. Since then, the average pay has increased to $100,033 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 4416.

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