Compositor Salary (United States)

A Compositor earns an average wage of $25.29 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Compositor Total Pay (?
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$30,464 - $97,370
(Median)
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43K
51K
80K
97K
MEDIAN: $51,247
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Compositor Total Pay (?
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$10.41 - $48.75
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,464 - $97,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,078 - $103,055  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $48.75  
   
Overtime
$21.52 - $72.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$30,078 - $103,055  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 61%
Los Angeles
up arrow 21%
National Average
$56,000
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%
Mid-Career
up arrow 31%
National Average
$56,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 43%
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