Screen Printing Inspector

Inspect stencils, silk screens, materials, and printed products.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Screen Printing Inspectors do?

Inspects stencils, silk screens, materials, and printed products at various stages of production to ensure conformance to specifications, applying knowledge of screen printing techniques: Reviews job order and examines customer artwork and material to be printed, such as vinyl, wood, glass, or paper products, to evaluate suitability of material for silk screen printing. Inspects stencils for conformance to customers specifications and company standards and returns unsatisfactory stencils to cutter for modifications. Examines sample of screen printing prepared from stencil to verify print is complete and color is applied in conformity with customer’s requirements. Feels surface of screen print for smoothness. Discusses corrections to silk screen process with screen printer. Inspects final product to verify quality. Records inspection results on job order or quality control form.

Should I be a Screen Printing Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Screen Printing

    How to Become a
    Screen Printing Inspector

    Most Screen Printing Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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