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Linotype Operator Salary
in Denver, Colorado

$27,253 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$311

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $27,253 a year and $13 an hour in Denver, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $23,087 and $31,801. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Denver, Colorado.

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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 Denver, Colorado, 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:
$31,594
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Denver, Colorado

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Description: Denver (), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory, and it is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile...

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