The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $31,243 a year and $15 an hour in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $29,119 and $36,456.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Burlington, Ontario.
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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.
Burlington is a city in the Regional Municipality of Halton at the northwestern end of Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada. Along with Milton to the north, Burlington forms the west end of the Greater Toronto Area, and is also part of the Hamilton metropolitan census area. Burlington lies between Lake Ontario's north shore and the Niagara Escarpment....