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Linotype Operator Salary

How much does a Linotype Operator make in Washington, United States?
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Salary Data for Linotype Operator

$28,263 (USD)/yr

$14 (USD)/hr

$322 (USD)/yr

$27,998 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$322 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Operates machine to cast complete lines of type from type metal and deposit them in galley in composed form for printing: starts type-casting mechanism and adjusts marginal stops and gauge to regulate length and thickness of lines to be cast. Reads copy and presses keys of keyboard to select matrices of letters from magazine which are assembled into words. Moves lever to cast line and deposit it in galley when line is complete. Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for making proof copy. Sets new lines of type to correct errors as indicated on proofsheet. Places pigs of metal on feed chain of melting pot to replenish supply.
The average linotype operator salary in Washington, United States is $28,263 or an equivalent hourly rate of $14. This is 8% higher (+$2,006) than the average linotype operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $322. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Washington, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$24,959 (USD)

$32,979 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$32,764 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Linotype Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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