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Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Salary

$42,186 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$620

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is $42,186 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is between $31,587 and $50,985. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates single- or multiple-spindle boring machine to bore holes in wooden parts: examines blueprints, drawings, samples, or written specifications to ascertain size, type, and setting of boring tools, stops, jigs, and guides to be used.
  • Inserts specified number and size bits in chucks of boring heads according to location specified for holes in stock.
  • Adjusts spindle locations and stops to regulate spacing and depth of bore, using rule or template and wrenches.
  • Turns handwheels to move table and guides to center stock under bits and regulate depth of bore.
  • Starts machine, places wood on table against guides, and moves lever or depresses pedal to activate pneumatic clamps that hold stock in place and to engage wood with rotating bits.
  • Measures location and depth of holes and compares measurements with work order and pattern specifications to verify accuracy of machine setup.
  • Stacks bored material on handtruck and attaches work ticket where specified.
  • Cleans machine, using airhose and rags.
  • May be designated according to machine operated as boring-machine operator, double end; boring-machine operator, horizontal; boring-machine operator, vertical; cluster-bore operator; gang-bore operator.
  • May operate boring machine to bore, ream, and countersink bungholes in barrels and be designated bunghole borer.
Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 78,980

Estimated population of Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) jobs: 2,675

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$48,905
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Job Listings for United States

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Dec 23
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Run horizontal boring machines and manual lathes * Set up, Operate, and adjust Machines * Make Parts : * Experience running Manual Machines * Ability to use hand and power tools * Ability to set up ...
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is $42,186 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is between $31,587 and $50,985. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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