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Composing Machine Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$29,315 (CAD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$334

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Composing Machine Operator is $29,315 a year and $14 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Composing Machine Operator is between $26,311 and $34,207. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates machine to cast complete lines of type from type metal and deposit them in galley in composed form for printing: starts type-casting mechanism and adjusts marginal stops and gauge to regulate length and thickness of lines to be cast.
  • Reads copy and presses keys of keyboard to select matrices of letters from magazine which are assembled into words.
  • Moves lever to cast line and deposit it in galley when line is complete.
  • Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for making proof copy.
  • Sets new lines of type to correct errors as indicated on proofsheet.
  • Places pigs of metal on feed chain of melting pot to replenish supply.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$33,984
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Composing Machine Operator Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

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