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Average Salary for Job Compositor in United States

The average salary of a(n) Job Compositor in United States is $37,672.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Job Compositor in United States is $18.11.

The average bonus of a(n) Job Compositor in United States is $550.00.

Job Description:

Positions type by hand and machine, and assembles type and cuts in a galley, for printing articles, headings, and other printed matter. Ascertains type size, style, and compositional pattern from work order. Measures copy with line gauge to determine length of line. Moves composing stick to line length indicated on line gauge. Selects type from type case and sets it in compositional sequence, reading from copy. Inserts spacers between words or units to balance and justify lines. Transfers type from stick to galley when setup is complete. Inserts leads, slugs, or lines of quads between lines to adjust length of setup. Prepares proof copy of setup, using proof press. Examines proof for errors, corrects setup, and forwards it to imposing stone or bank. Cleans type after use and distributes it to specified boxes in type case. Less

Positions type by hand and machine, and assembles type and cuts in a galley, for printing articles, headings, and other printed matter. Ascertains type size, style, and compositional pattern from work order. Measures copy with line gauge to determine length... More

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