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Linotype Operator Salary
in Columbus, Ohio

$25,990 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$296

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $25,990 a year and $12 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $20,491 and $30,327. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbus, Ohio.

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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 Columbus, Ohio, 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:
$30,129
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Columbus, Ohio

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Description: Columbus ( kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. State of Ohio. With a population of 892,533 as of 2018 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US (after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas) and the second-most populous city in the Midwest (after Chicago, Illinois). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio's second-largest metropolitan...

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