Machine Set Up Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $14.22 per hour.
Machine Set Up Operator Salary (?
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$25,209 - $57,591
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MEDIAN: $37,351
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Machine Set Up Operator Salary (?
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$10.05 - $19.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,209 - $57,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,306  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $4,055  
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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$22,118 - $46,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $19.54  
   
Overtime
$14.28 - $29.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,306  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $4,055  
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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$22,118 - $46,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,038
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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

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Houston
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Portland
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Cleveland
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National Average
$32,000
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Kansas City
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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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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%