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Linotype Operator Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$26,046 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$297

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $26,046 a year and $13 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $20,535 and $30,392. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 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:
$30,195
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Description: Harrisburg ( HARR-iss-burg; Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,192, it is the 15th largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia. Harrisburg is the anchor of the Susquehanna Valley metropolitan area, which had a 2018 estimated population of 574,659, making it the fourth most populous in Pennsylvania and 96th most populous in the United States. Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during...

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