Machine Set Up Operator Salary

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $15.21 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Machine Programming, Manufacturing and set up.

$23,924 - $75,503
$24K
$41K
$76K
MEDIAN: $40,520
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90%

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$11.47 - $21.07
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.62
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$0$75K
Salary $23,924 - $75,503
Bonus $92.74 - $4,007
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $5,207
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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$24,714 - $50,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.47 - $21.07
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.32 - $30.85
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $92.74 - $4,007
Profit Sharing $150.00 - $5,207
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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$24,714 - $50,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,439

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.

Common Career Paths for Machine Set Up Operator


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Machine Set Up Operator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Machine Set Up Operator

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 $31,000 based on 740 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 $35,000 based on 377 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 $38,000 based on 346 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 $41,000 based on 198 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,924

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Machine Set Up Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Machine Set Up Operator?

Machine Set Up Operator in Wooster:
"Its honest work."
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is the people I work with and I love working with robots.
Cons: The thing I like least about my job is I don't get a lot of time with my wife and kids.

Machine Set Up Operator in Sacramento:
"Excessive O.T."
Pros: Great activities, Holiday pay, Holiday gift cards/vouchers. Great co-workers.
Cons: Excessive overtime. Poor management and supervision. All shifts have no teamwork or set for success.

Machine Set Up Operator in Greenwood:
"Working as a machine operator."
Pros: Easy job.
Cons: Boring job, second shift rather be on first, no social life, bad pay.

Machine Set Up Operator in Fochville:
"The salary."
Pros: I have a feeling the company doesn't pay us well.
Cons:

Machine Set Up Operator in Idaho Falls:
"It's fast paced if the machine runs well."
Pros: It keeps me busy.
Cons: Machine is old and has lots of down time.

Machine Set Up Operator in Cleveland:
Pros: The challenge of actually doing the job.
Cons: The way I'm treated by supervisors and coworkers for taking the little extra time to do things the right way.

Machine Set Up Operator in Riverside:
"Machine."
Pros: Stay busy.
Cons: Low pay.

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Key Stats for Machine Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 244 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

▲18%

▲8%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲18%

set up
▲7%




▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Maintenance
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 244 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 16%