Compositor Salary

Compositors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $26.68 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, a little over a half do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Compositors is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,410 - $97,143
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$97K
MEDIAN: $49,862
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90%

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$14.37 - $49.43
(Median)
$14
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,410 - $97,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$30,869 - $103,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.37 - $49.43  
   
Overtime
$20.79 - $75.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$30,869 - $103,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 68%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 44%
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