Machine Set Up Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $14.24 per hour.
Machine Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$25,549 - $57,200
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MEDIAN: $35,984
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Machine Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $19.62
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,549 - $57,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,376  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,945  
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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$22,222 - $46,691  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,085
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $19.62  
   
Overtime
$14.31 - $29.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,376  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,945  
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).
)
$22,222 - $46,691  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,085
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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 Difference By Location
Indianapolis
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Chicago
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Cleveland
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Portland
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Houston
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National Average
$32,000
Charlotte
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Precision Measurement
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CNC/NC
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Machine Operation
0%
National Average
$32,000
Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
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%
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