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Type Copyist Salary

How much does a Type Copyist make in Washington, United States?
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Salary Data for Type Copyist

$36,145 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$654 (USD)/yr

$35,769 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$654 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Draws and cuts out type characters of plastic, such as letters, numbers, and logos for use in manufacturing phototypesetting type disks, using drawing and cutting instruments: searches reference sources to determine availability of characters in type style specified on orders. Reproduces reference copies of new characters required to obtain working copies, using automatic film developer. Places tracing paper over working copies, and traces and draws new characters, using pencil and triangle. Measures width, thickness, and spacing of characters, using optical and other measuring instruments, and pencils in or erases markings of characters as necessary to arrive at specified size and spacing requirements. Places tracing paper with finalized characters in light box, positions plastic sheets over light box, and cuts plastic following character outlines on tracing paper to obtain plastic characters, using cutting tools and metal guides. Records identity of characters on card for filing with reference source and routes characters for further processing.
The average type copyist salary in Washington, United States is $36,145 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. This is 6% higher (+$2,186) than the average type copyist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $654. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Washington, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$27,651 (USD)

$43,095 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$41,902 (USD)

16 %

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

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