Compositor Salary (United States)

A Compositor earns an average wage of $25.14 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Compositor Total Pay (?
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$30,569 - $98,924
(Median)
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43K
52K
82K
99K
MEDIAN: $52,103
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Compositor Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $48.55
(Median)
12
18
25
37
49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,569 - $98,924  
   
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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$30,243 - $102,825  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $48.55  
   
Overtime
$21.78 - $71.00  
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).
)
$30,243 - $102,825  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 58%
Los Angeles
up arrow 22%
National Average
$58,000
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%
Mid-Career
up arrow 33%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
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
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 43%
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