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Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,406 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic is $45,406 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic is between $33,905 and $54,969. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and maintains in operating adjustment machines and equipment, such as capacitor-pack-winding machine, electrode cutter, spot welders, name-plate stamping machine, and induction heating unit: receives instructions from supervisor regarding size, number, and type of capacitors to be produced.
  • Arranges work benches and assembly lines to facilitate production.
  • Inserts material into feed mechanism of machines and measures distance between points to set stops on machine, using rule.
  • Secures dogs on dials of counting mechanism to indicate stops during winding operations.
  • Installs machine cutting tools and welding electrodes.
  • Adjusts setscrews to obtain tension on holding devices, using handtools.
  • Makes trial run to ensure proper setting and informs operator regarding production requirements and machine operation.
  • Inspects products to locate malfunctions in machine operation.
Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic jobs: 95

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Assembly Machine Setup Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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CNC Machine Operator - Swiss Precision Manufacturing
May 22
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Talent Solutions Group Inc
... setup necessities. * Works with analysis & Development on special comes. * Effectively and ... Experience: * lead or artisan level - includes CNC machining, assembly of electronic-mechanical ...
Mechanical Engineer - Machine Design 19-00318
Apr 23
Aurora, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Mechanical Engineer - Machine Design Location: Naperville, IL Pay Rate: $75,000 to $90,000 Duration ... Supports Manufacturing and Quality Control by providing documentation packages, assembly procedures ...
Mechanical Engineer, Hi-Speed Machinery
Apr 26
Mokena, USA
Largent & Associates
Good drawing and detailing capabilities with an understanding of assembly stack up and tolerances. ... Work Experience * 4+ years of mechanical design experience of hi-speed mechanisms or machinery * 2 ...
Assembly Technician I (Medical Devices) - 2nd Shift
May 24
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
... machine shop measuring equipment. • Ability to be highly accurate with a high attention to detail. • Possess strong mechanical aptitude. • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve assembly and ...
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