Hand Compositor/Typesetters Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Hand Compositor/Typesetters make in District of Columbia? The average Hand Compositor/Typesetters salary in District of Columbia is $42,816 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $35,272 and $51,813. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $35,272 10% $28,403 90% $60,005 75% $51,813 $42,816 50%(Median)
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Hand Compositor/Typesetters sets type by hand and machine. Assembles type and cuts in galley for printing articles, headings, and other printed matter. Being a Hand Compositor/Typesetters determines type size, style, and compositional pattern from work order. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Hand Compositor/Typesetters may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $42,600 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $42,600 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $42,600 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $42,600 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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