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Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$48,038 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$706

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is $48,038 a year and $23 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is between $35,968 and $58,058. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) jobs: 2,698

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,689
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

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New England Caseworks is seeking an experienced Machine Operator in our busy Cabinet Shop We are ... in the woodworking industry. Wage is based on experience. Full benefits. We are an equal ...
Machine Operator (Jr. level)
Jun 11
Ayer, MA, USA
Acara Solutions
Acara Solutions is looking for Machine Operator (Jr. level) for our client located Ayer, MA. ... such as boring, turning, facing, reaming, grinding, milling and tapering. -Performs work on ...
CNC Machine Operator
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Machines parts by utilizing CNC machines to perform various machine functions, such as cutting, drilling, milling, reaming, boring, and broaching of metallic and nonmetallic work pieces * Maintains a ...
Swiss Tsugami (operator) Machinist 2nd shift
Jul 11
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The duties are as follows: · Operating a Swiss Tsugami machine · Maintain close tolerances ... boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines Hours are: Monday ...
Machinist (Manufacturing Technician)
Jul 8
Worcester, MA, USA
Primetals Technologies
The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making ... Perform all required functions to operate CNC Horizontal Boring and /or Milling and/or Turning and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is $48,038 a year and $23 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) is between $35,968 and $58,058. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boring Machine Operator (Woodworking) Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Machine Operator - Millwork
Jun 25
Woburn, MA, USA
New England Lab
New England Caseworks is seeking an experienced Machine Operator in our busy Cabinet Shop We are ... in the woodworking industry. Wage is based on experience. Full benefits. We are an equal ...
Machine Operator (Jr. level)
Jun 11
Ayer, MA, USA
Acara Solutions
Acara Solutions is looking for Machine Operator (Jr. level) for our client located Ayer, MA. ... such as boring, turning, facing, reaming, grinding, milling and tapering. -Performs work on ...
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