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Machinist Linotype Salary
in Idaho, United States

$43,498 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machinist Linotype is $43,498 a year and $21 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Machinist Linotype is between $32,127 and $53,014. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs and tunes linotype machines and related equipment, according to maintenance schedule, diagnosis of machine malfunctioning, and manufacturer's service manuals.
  • Inspects machines and operates keyboard to detect potential malfunctions, listening to machine operation for evidence of excessive wear and need for adjustment.
  • Talks with operators of faulty machines to determine nature of malfunction and dismantles suspected components, using hand tools.
  • Repairs, straightens, files, or machines worn or defective parts, using hand tools and machines, such as drill press, lathe, and grinder.
  • Verifies dimensions of new or repaired parts, using micrometer, feeler gauges, and fixed gauges.
  • Replaces repaired parts or installs new parts to restore machine to operating condition.
  • Cleans parts of machine, such as matrices, magazines, plunger, and space band, according to prescribed schedule, using brushes, cloth, and cleaning agents.
  • Lubricates grease fittings and moving parts of machine, using grease gun and oilcan.
  • Determines temperature of machine melting pot, using thermometer, to ascertain need for adjustment or repair.
  • May maintain supply of type metal in melting pots.
  • May operate slug-casting machine to form metal bars and strips for securing type during printing.
  • May perform duties of Linotype Operator in smaller establishments.
Machinist Linotype Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Machinist Linotype jobs: 1,751

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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