The average wage for a Machine Set Up Operator is AU$22.23 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$50,472 - AU$69,606
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$62,400
50%
AU$18.38 - AU$26.96
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.42
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$62,400
Bonus AU$250
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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AU$38,575 - AU$63,592
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$18.38 - AU$26.96
Hourly Tips AU$0.08
Overtime AU$19.39 - AU$42.76
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Bonus AU$250
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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AU$38,575 - AU$63,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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

  • Prepare machines for production by positioning and securing dies, stops and guides.
  • Regulate machine by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Determine sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, and work orders.

Machine Set Up Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Set Up Operator

Pay by Experience for a Machine Set Up Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Machine Set Up Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machine Set Up Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Machine Set Up Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 15 salaries. A Machine Set Up Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,547

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Key Stats for Machine Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼4%

▼6%

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%