The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $14.25 per hour.
Machine Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$24,960 - $54,720
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MEDIAN: $35,973
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Machine Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.02 - $19.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,960 - $54,720  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,472  
Profit Sharing
$30.20 - $4,894  
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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$22,076 - $46,963  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,094
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $19.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.33  
Overtime
$13.71 - $29.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,472  
   
Profit Sharing
$30.20 - $4,894  
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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$22,076 - $46,963  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,094
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
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Chicago
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Cleveland
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Portland
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National Average
$32,000
Atlanta
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Charlotte
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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

Precision Measurement
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Machine Operation
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National Average
$32,000
Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%
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