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Linotype Operator Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$28,898 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$329

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Linotype Operator is $28,898 a year and $14 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Linotype Operator is between $22,783 and $33,720. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arlington, Virginia.

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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 Arlington, Virginia, 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:
$33,500
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Arlington, Virginia

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Description: Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia. The county is situated in Northern Virginia on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from the District of Columbia, of which it was once a part. The county is coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau's census-designated place of Arlington. Arlington is considered to be the second-largest "principal city" of the Washington metropolitan area. In 2018, the county's population was estimated at 237,521, making Arlington the sixth-largest county in Virginia by population; if it...

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