Stamp maker - Salary and Career
Linotypist typographers

Stamp maker - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They make matrix (plates) for printing, compose texts for manual printing or by means of typographic machines, linotypes, cutting and brush painting. They print graphic, artistic and advertising works, such as invoices, billboards, posters, signs, etc. They make stamps, fill out work orders and internal communication.

How much does an Stamp maker earn

A Stamp maker earns between $1.080 and $2.381 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.362 and a median salary of $1.264 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 40 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Stamp maker

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.362 16.347 341 6
1º Quartile 1.080 12.961 270 5
Median Salary 1.264 15.168 316 6
3º Quartile 1.815 21.786 454 8
Higher Salary 2.381 28.566 595 11

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • workers in the textile, tanning, clothing and graphic arts industries
      • craft workers in textile, clothing and graphic arts activities
        • linotypist typographers

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Main workplaces

Linotypist typographers they work as employees in printers, newspapers, advertising companies, artistic reproduction companies and service providers, such as stamp makers. The activities they perform expose them to chemicals, such as paint and lead, in the case of linotypists.

What does it take to work in the field of Linotypist typographers

The exercise of these occupations requires elementary education, except for the linotypist, for which the requirement is high school. The occupations of linotypist, monotype, paginator and typographer are in extinction and the qualification of the remaining professionals occurs in practice, where they are still exercised. The full exercise of all occupations requires around five years of practice.

Functions and activities of Stamp maker

Linotypist typographers must:

  • making matrix (plate) of the job for printing;
  • draft documents;
  • making the work matrix (plate) for printing;
  • compose texts for printing manually or using typographic machines or linotypes;
  • draw documents;
  • making matrix (plate) of the job for printing;
  • make matrix (plate) of the work for printing;
  • create matrix (plate) of the job for printing;
  • write documents;
  • make matrix (plate) of the work for printing;
  • make stamps;
  • print graphic, artistic and advertising works;
  • create a matrix (plate) of the job for printing;
  • making stamps;
  • make matrix (sheet) of the job for printing;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • make matrix (plate) of the job for printing;
  • compose texts for printing manually or by typing machines or linotypes;
  • making the printing work matrix;
  • print graphic, art and advertising works;
  • make a matrix (plate) of the work for printing;
  • making matrix (plate) of the work for printing;

  • Activities

    • send for customer approval;
    • illustrate with decorative motifs;
    • cutting letters;
    • write internal communication;
    • distribute types, between the lines, white materials to their respective places ;
    • draw internal communication;
    • operate proof press to check and correct flaws;
    • send text composition plate for customer approval;
    • fill in work order;
    • immerse the resin in a chemical product under ultraviolet rays;
    • painting letters of signs;
    • fill out material requisition;
    • operate standardized applications;
    • cut and paste resin and rubber on wood;
    • request the printing of the plates;
    • select types to form bold titles;
    • define job colors and materials;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • select types to format texts;
    • demonstrate motivation for work;
    • create typefaces;
    • select text for matrix;
    • make service and production reports;
    • recycle lead lines used in linotype;
    • manipulating photographic films for stamp making by computerized means;
    • assembling plates for printing manually or by means of machines. ;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • send text composition sheets for spelling and graphic review ;
    • make sheets, forms, guides, etc;
    • send text composition plates for spelling and graphic review ;
    • make cards, flyers, calendars, etc.;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • print silkscreen;
    • manipulate rubber to make stamps;
    • work as a team;
    • paint luminous and back-light;
    • work as a team;
    • recycle lead lines used in the linotype;
    • paint billboard and backdrops;
    • complete job layout;
    • print posters, posters and etc.;
    • rough (draft) the idea manually;
    • produce final artwork;
    • proofing;
    • bring the film to the oven to format and harden;
    • paint banners and signs;
    • demonstrate attention to misspellings;
    • demonstrate motivation to work;
    • type the text mechanically;
    • demonstrate a sense of organization;
    • proofing text;
    • create cost spreadsheet;
    • vulcanize rubber in plaster matrix;
    • making plaster matrix;
    • make invoices, receipts, etc.;

    Sectors that hire Stamp maker the most in the job market

    • stationery retail trade
    • restaurants and similar
    • keychains
    • manufacture of pens, pencils and other office supplies
    • wholesale of other machinery and equipment
    • paper packaging manufacturing
    • photocopies
    • wholesale of machinery, apparatus and equipment for agricultural use
    • printing material for other uses
    • printing material for advertising use

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