Typesetting Supervisor

Supervise the activities of workers engaged in machine typesetting.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Typesetting Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machine typesetting: Reads production schedule and plans work assignments according to setup and work load of individual machines. Examines proofs to verify conformance to work order specifications. Periodically verifies status of each job in progress in order to maintain production. Trains workers to operate typesetting machines. May operate typesetting machines as necessary. May coordinate setting of copy into type [COPY CUTTER]. May supervise workers engaged in phototypesetting and be designated Supervisor, Photocomposition. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Typesetting Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Typesetting

    How to become a Typesetting Supervisor

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