Compositor Salary (United States)

A Compositor earns an average wage of $25.45 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 Salary (?
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$30,410 - $99,157
(Median)
30K
43K
52K
85K
99K
MEDIAN: $51,627
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Compositor Salary (?
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$11.74 - $49.16
(Median)
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39
49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,410 - $99,157  
   
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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$30,144 - $104,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $49.16  
   
Overtime
$21.52 - $74.11  
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).
)
$30,144 - $104,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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$57,000
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%
Mid-Career
up arrow 41%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%