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Composing Machine Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$25,583 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$292

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Composing Machine Operator is $25,583 a year and $12 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Composing Machine Operator is between $20,171 and $29,853. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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.
Composing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Composing Machine Operator jobs: 342

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,658
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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