Hand Compositor/Typesetters Salaries

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What is the average annual salary for Hand Compositor/Typesetters?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Hand Compositor/Typesetters may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Hand Compositor/Typesetters in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Hand Compositor/Typesetters in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Hand Compositor/Typesetters in the United States is $35,635 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Hand Compositor/Typesetters in the United States are expected to make less than $35,635.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2015

Median $35,635
  • 10%$23,639
  • 25%$29,356
  • 75%$43,123
  • 90%$49,941

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Job Description for Hand Compositor/Typesetters

Sets type by hand and machine. Assembles type and cuts in galley for printing articles, headings, and other printed matter. Determines type size, style, and compositional pattern from work order. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 2-4 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. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View Hand Compositor/Typesetters job description

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