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Linotype Operator Salary
in San Francisco, California

$32,451 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$370

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $32,451 a year and $16 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $31,199 and $37,866. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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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.
Linotype Operator Job Prevalence in San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Prepress Technician and Workers

Job family population: 31,500

Estimated population of Linotype Operator jobs: 342

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,620
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About San Francisco, California

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Description: San Francisco (SF; , Spanish: [sam fɾanˈsisko]; Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second-most densely populated large US city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind...

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