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Copy Cutter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,126 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Copy Cutter is $46,126 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Copy Cutter is between $34,396 and $55,887. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Arranges activities of workers engaged in setting of copy into type.
  • Examines, apportions, and distributes editorial and classified advertising copy to Compositors, Linotype Operators, or Monotype-Keyboard Operators.
  • Examines copy to determine time and date for publication, type style, and size specified for headings and body.
  • Concludes size of sections to be cut and distributed, according to time available for setting type.
  • Cuts copy into sections, marks sections with type size if cuts are to be used, and distributes to composing room.
  • May mark sections to aid in assembling type and cuts in galley.
Copy Cutter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Job family population: 336,000

Estimated population of Copy Cutter jobs: 3,095

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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