Compositor Salary

Compositors in the United States take home approximately $26.98 per hour on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, slightly more than half do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. Male Compositors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,201 - $97,661

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$14.56 - $48.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,201 - $97,661  
   
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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$30,717 - $102,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $48.18  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$30,717 - $102,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 67%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 43%
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