Machine Set Up Operator with Troubleshooting Skills Salary

Pay for Machine Set Up Operators with Troubleshooting skills sits in the ballpark of $15.63 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Machine Set Up Operators with Troubleshooting skills (88 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,981 - $70,957
$22K
$36K
$71K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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50%
90%

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$11.74 - $21.06
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,981 - $70,957  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$996  
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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$25,164 - $49,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $21.06  
   
Overtime
$16.87 - $31.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$102.13 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$996  
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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$25,164 - $49,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 400

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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.


For Machine Set Up Operators with Troubleshooting skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $33K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $36K. Machine Set Up Operators with Troubleshooting skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $38K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $42K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Key Stats for Machine Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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