Machinist Set Up Operator Salary (United States)

A Machinist Set Up Operator earns an average wage of $17.57 per hour.
Machinist Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,792 - $62,219
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MEDIAN: $41,268
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Machinist Set Up Operator Total Pay (?
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$12.62 - $23.21
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,792 - $62,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,449  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,872  
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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$28,219 - $58,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $23.21  
   
Overtime
$17.66 - $34.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,449  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,872  
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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$28,219 - $58,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
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Job Description for Machinist Set Up Operator
A machinist set up operator is responsible for the set up and maintenance of the machine(s) for which they are responsible. This includes such tasks as being able to start or restart the equipment after there has been a power interruption, as well as conducting new new start-ups. The operator should have an in-depth knowledge for the equipment to troubleshoot and fix a variety of errors. The ability to interpret and translate 2D and 3D engineering designs - as well as the ability to read machine program codes - are necessary as well. Machinist set up operators must have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the physical ability to operate and repair machines; this may include sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stretching. These operators may work all three shifts during any days of the week. This position is generally full time and takes place in an indoor manufacturing environment.
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Machinist Set Up Operator Tasks
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls as necessary.
  • Operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.
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$41,000
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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

CNC/NC
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Machine Operation
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National Average
$41,000
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 17%
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