Average Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Hourly Pay

$16.24
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic is $16.24.
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$11.48
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$16.24
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$22.77
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What Do Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastics Do?

Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Tasks
  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine necessary work steps and operational sequences.
  • Clean and organize work area.
  • Observe and maneuver equipment to produce desired products and ensure safety.
  • Inspect products to determine conformance to specifications.
  • Set up and operate machines, monitoring and adjusting settings to reach desired tolerances for products.

Job Satisfaction for Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic

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What Are Popular Skills for Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastics?

Skills in Machine Operation, Precision Machining, Precision Measurement and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CNC/NC.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastics?

An entry-level Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.01 based on 8 salaries. An early career Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.17 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.58 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Lathe, Turning Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.12 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
39.8%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
16.5%
Late Career
17.0%