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Average Salary for Operator Phototypesetter in United States

The average salary of a(n) Operator Phototypesetter in United States is $38,528.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Operator Phototypesetter in United States is $18.52.

The average bonus of a(n) Operator Phototypesetter in United States is $574.00.

Job Description:

Operates computer-aided equipment to enter, store, and retrieve information. Enters, positions, and alters text size to make up and arrange pages so that printed materials can be produced. Cleans, adjusts, and performs minor repairs on equipment, if it is a specific phototypesetting machine and not a computer with specific typesetting software. Examines photographic images for obvious imperfections. Sets scanners to specific color densities, sizes, screen rulings, and exposure adjustments, using scanner keyboards or computers. Loads roll of photosensitive paper or film into camera magazine, positions magazine on machine, and pulls lever to open exposure slot, if using a specific phototypesetting machine. Starts typesetting mechanism. Turns dial to select lens and regulate gear that controls size (magnification or reproduction) of matrix letter, exposure, and light intensity, or moves selector levers, depresses keys or control buttons to select style and size of type. Depresses keys of keyboard to select photo mats for printing onto photo paper or film. Cuts photo paper with knife to separate exposed portion. Removes exposed photo paper or film from magazine for developing. May perform routine maintenance and adjustments on machine, using hand tools. Less

Operates computer-aided equipment to enter, store, and retrieve information. Enters, positions, and alters text size to make up and arrange pages so that printed materials can be produced. Cleans, adjusts, and performs minor repairs on equipment, if it is a... More

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