A Compositor earns an average wage of $25.19 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Compositor Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $98,865
(Median)
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43K
54K
76K
99K
MEDIAN: $53,685
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Compositor Total Pay (?
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$10.38 - $48.01
(Median)
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35
48
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,410 - $98,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
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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$29,211 - $103,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $48.01  
   
Overtime
$21.94 - $67.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,073  
   
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).
)
$29,211 - $103,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 64%
Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
National Average
$56,000
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Experience Affects Compositor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$56,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 41%
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