$38,925
Avg. Salary
$15.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$958

Bonus

$1,081

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $15.70 per hour.

The average pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $38,925 per year.

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$11.64
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$15.70
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$21.37
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MEDIAN $15.70
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$24k
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$39k
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$74k
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MEDIAN $38,925
$24,319 - $73,719
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MEDIAN: $38,925
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$0$73K
Salary $24,319 - $73,719
Bonus $104 - $3,023
Profit Sharing $484 - $4,932
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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$24,907 - $50,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.64 - $21.37
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.55 - $30.65
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $104 - $3,023
Profit Sharing $484 - $4,932
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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$24,907 - $50,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,546

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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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

13%

-5%

-11%

-13%

National Average: $35,055

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 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 Garrett:
"Your new job."
Learn all you can help in setting up machines.

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.

Machine Set Up Operator in Irwindale:
"Good."
Pros: I have basic instructions but I am allowed to interpret them somewhat. I enjoy problem solving and I'm responsible to find solutions on my own .
Cons: It is difficult to get help when I need it.most interaction is negative.

Machine Set Up Operator in Wheeling:
"Challenge."
Pros: Learning new project and understanding troubled shooting.
Cons: Maintenance.

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Key Stats for Machine Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 511 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲17%

set up
▲7%




▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Maintenance
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 511 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%