Typesetter Salary

A Typesetter earns an average wage of $13.88 per hour.

$23,091 - $69,531
$23K
$42K
$70K
MEDIAN: $42,500
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50%
90%

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$9.30 - $17.28
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.08
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50%
90%

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$0$69K
Salary $23,091 - $69,531
Bonus $1,750
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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$21,021 - $46,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.30 - $17.28
Overtime $19.50
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $1,750
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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$21,021 - $46,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Typesetter


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Typesetter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Typesetter

Pay by Experience for a Typesetter has a positive trend. An entry-level Typesetter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Typesetter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Typesetter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 27 salaries. A Typesetter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Typesetter

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Typesetter Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▲16%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 29%