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Spinning Lathe Operator Salary

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Salary Data for Spinning Lathe Operator

$31,784 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$423 (USD)/yr

$31,462 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$423 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Sets up and operates spinning lathe to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, using blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools. Clamps metal disk to chuck by turning handwheel that forces follow block against disk. Secures steady rest fixture on cross-slide. Starts machine and coats outside of rotating disk with spinning compound. Positions, holds, and moves long-handled compound lever tool against disk, using steady rest as fulcrum point, to apply required pressure to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck. Varies amount and location of pressure on disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and temperature and thickness of metal disk. Replaces steady rest with bar tool attachment, turns handwheel to set bar tool and cut off excess metal from workpiece. Verifies dimension of finished article with steel rule and diameter tape. May form wood spinning chucks by turning on lathe.
The average spinning lathe operator salary in United States is $31,784 or an equivalent hourly rate of $15. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $423. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$24,509 (USD)

$37,702 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$36,846 (USD)

16 %

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

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