Average Screw Machine Operator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Screw Machine Operator is $15.68.
MEDIAN $15.68
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
$101 - $14,795
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,069
Total Pay
$24,765 - $51,909

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Job Description for Screw Machine Operator

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.

Career Paths

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Screw Machine Operator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Screw Machine Operator

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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Years of Experience

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