Typesetter Salary

A Typesetter earns an average wage of $13.88 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$23,664 - $65,931
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$66K
MEDIAN: $35,143
10%
50%
90%

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$9.58 - $19.91
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,664 - $65,931  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
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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$20,309 - $41,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $19.91  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $46.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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).
)
$20,309 - $41,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Job Description for Typesetter

  • Convert files, adhere to standards and securely transmit orders.
  • Use software to create, improve, verify and confirm designs and orders.
  • Lay out text, select fonts and ensure readability of final product.

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Pay by Experience Level for Typesetter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Typesetter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 44%
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