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Machine Set Up Operator Salary

How much does a Machine Set Up Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Machine Set Up Operator

$44,512 (USD)/yr

$21 (USD)/hr

$726 (USD)/yr

$44,007 (USD)/yr

$21 (USD)/hr

$726 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Prepares and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders, to machine metallic and nonmetallic work pieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods. Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and depth of cut, and ascertains sequence of operations.
The average machine set up operator salary in United States is $44,512 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $726. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$33,102 (USD)

$54,023 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$51,602 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Machine Set Up Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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