Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Machine Set Up Operator is $17.42
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machine Set Up Operators?
An entry-level Machine Set Up Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.94 based on 6 salaries. An early career Machine Set Up Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.61 based on 174 …Read more
What Do Machine Set Up Operators Do?
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.
Every company has different expectation for their machine setup operators. However, these individuals generally must be knowledgeable in electrical processes and skilled in using tools for related operations. Machine setup operators must be able to clearly troubleshoot machine issues and …Read more
- 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.