A Typesetter earns an average wage of $14.24 per hour.

$24,016 - $45,000
$35K
MEDIAN: $35,159
50%

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$9.90 - $18.74
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.24
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$35,159  
   
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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$21,084 - $42,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $18.74  
   
Overtime
$22.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$21,084 - $42,954  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Typesetter

Typesetters are responsible for importing, transcribing, or "keyboarding" text to software, which allows them to modify the text to make it more pleasing for clients. They may sit at a computer for long hours of the day to mold text into works of art, and many work freelance while some work for specific companies.

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Typesetter Tasks

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

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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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Key Stats for Typesetter

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Typesetter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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