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21

Statewide
Job Postings
395th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
960

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$14.01 - $21.21

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$14.24 - $23.37

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Scanner - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 21 job postings for the occupation of Scanner in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Scanner. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Scanner Do:

Format and proof text and images submitted by designers and clients into finished pages that can be printed. Includes digital and photo typesetting. May produce printing plates.

Common Job Activities:

  • Generate prepress proofs in digital or other format to approximate the appearance of the final printed piece.
  • Proofread and perform quality control of text and images.
  • Enter, position, and alter text size, using computers, to make up and arrange pages so that printed materials can be produced.
  • Perform "preflight" check of required font, graphic, text and image files to ensure completeness prior to delivery to printer.
  • Operate and maintain laser plate-making equipment that converts electronic data to plates without the use of film.
  • Enter, store, and retrieve information on computer-aided equipment.
  • Operate presses to print proofs of plates, monitoring printing quality to ensure that it is adequate.
  • Select proper types of plates according to press run lengths.
  • Examine finished plates to detect flaws, verify conformity with master plates, and measure dot sizes and centers, using light boxes and microscopes.
  • Punch holes in light-sensitive plates and insert pins in holes to prepare plates for contact with positive or negative film.
  • Examine unexposed photographic plates to detect flaws or foreign particles prior to printing.
  • Examine photographic images for obvious imperfections prior to plate making.
  • Arrange and mount typeset material and illustrations into paste-ups for printing reproduction, based on artists' or editors' layouts.
  • Maintain, adjust, and clean equipment, and perform minor repairs.
  • Scale copy for reductions and enlargements, using proportion wheels.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of cameras and equipment, such as process, line, halftone, and color separation cameras, enlargers, electronic scanners, and contact equipment.
  • Perform tests to determine lengths of exposures, by exposing plates, scanning line copy, and comparing exposures to tone range scales.
  • Mix solutions such as developing solutions and colored coating solutions.
  • Analyze originals to evaluate color density, gradation highlights, middle tones, and shadows, using densitometers and knowledge of light and color.
  • Activate scanners to produce positive or negative films for the black-and-white, cyan, yellow, and magenta separations from each original copy.
  • Set scanners to specific color densities, sizes, screen rulings, and exposure adjustments, using scanner keyboards or computers.
  • Perform minor deletions, additions, or corrections to completed plates, on or off printing presses, using tusche, printing ink, erasers, and needles.

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