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Machine Set Up Operator Salary

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $14.22 per hour.
$26,350 - $57,333
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,697
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$10.09 - $19.58
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,350 - $57,333  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,209 - $46,198  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $19.58  
   
Overtime
$14.42 - $29.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,517  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$22,209 - $46,198  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,079
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Job Description for Machine Set Up Operator

Machine setup operators ensure that the machines they are responsible for work properly and efficiently. This requires extensive knowledge of the machine or machines for which the operators are responsible.

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Machine Set Up Operator Tasks

  • Determine sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, and work orders.
  • Regulate machine by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Prepare machines for production by positioning and securing dies, stops and guides.

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Pay by Experience Level for Machine Set Up Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Machine Set Up Operator Salaries


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Precision Measurement
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Machine Operation
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National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%