Screen Printer

Kaitā Mata

Screen printers use stencils and screens to copy designs onto a variety of materials and surfaces such as textiles, metals, walls, plastics and glass. Their skills are used in product branding and labelling, electronic manufacturing, signage and interior design.

Pay

Screen printers with two to three years' experience usually earn

$37K-$42K per year

Senior screen printers with more than five years' experience usually earn

$62K-$72K per year

Source: PrintNZ, 'Print Industry Report', 2013

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a screen printer are average for new workers but better for people with experience.
Cory Pollard lining up a large sticker on a printing machine

Screen printers use stencils and screens to copy designs onto materials

Last updated 26 January 2017