The average hourly pay for a Screw Machine Operator is $15.68.
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Job Description for Screw Machine Operator
A screw machine operator oversees a machine that produces screws to be used in various construction projects. It is important to oversee the results of the screw machine and make sure that the screws meet quality control standards, as many structures depend on screws. The screw machine operator will set up the screw machine. This job will require good physical strength and endurance in order to stand for prolonged periods of time, to bend and stoop, and to lift heavy items. Good manual dexteri…Read more
Screw Machine Operator Tasks
- Load machine and measure parts to blueprint specifications.
- Use a variety of gauges and other measuring instruments to ensure dimensions conform to blueprint specifications; visually inspect parts for defects.
- Sharpen and replace old tooling, and perform routine machine maintenance and cleaning.
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Popular Skills for Screw Machine Operator
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Skills in Machine Operation, Blueprints, Troubleshooting, Grinding Tools and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Screw Machine Operator
An entry-level Screw Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.57 based on 6 salaries. An early career Screw Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.89 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Screw Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.42 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Screw Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.65 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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