How much does a Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender make in the United States? The average Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender salary in the United States is $37,258 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $30,894 and $46,519. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender

Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender selects, loads, and maintains film or cameras. Enlarges and reduces photos. Being a Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender develops and prints color, and black and white film. May be expected to maintain chemical balances in processing equipment. Additionally, Photographic Processing Machine Operator/Tender may require an associate's degree with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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