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Brake Drum Lathe Operator Salary

$39,096 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$583

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is $39,096 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is between $29,512 and $47,052. 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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Description:
  • Sets up and operates brakedrum lathe to resurface automotive brakedrums, and operates grinding machine to grind brakeshoe linings: clamps hub and drum on lathe spindle and adjusts cutting tool to machine drum surface.
  • Starts spindle and feeds tool into drum by hand, or adjusts automatic feed mechanism.
  • Measures drum to verify specified dimensions, using calipers, drum gauge, or micrometer.
  • Clamps brakeshoe on grinder and grinds lining to specified arc as determined by new diameter of drum.
  • May replace defective brake cylinders and fill master brake cylinder with brake fluid.
  • May mount wheel on axle and adjust drumshoe clearance.
Brake Drum Lathe Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 29,510

Estimated population of Brake Drum Lathe Operator jobs: 1,222

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,323
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Brake Drum Lathe Operator Job Listings for United States

Industrial Machine Operator
Nov 21
Tulsa, OK, USA
Barracuda Staffing Inc.
Experience with industrial machinery to include CNC mill, lathe, press, brake, grinders, etc. * Willing to learn new job responsibilities and equipment * Machine Operator may be trained to learn to ...
Automotive Technician Mechanic
Nov 20
Las Vegas, NV, USA
GB Auto Service
... brake lathe, brake washer and micrometers A/C stations, flush machines, scanners and engine ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
CNC Setup Programmer
Nov 14
Avon, NY, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
... Press, CNC Press Brake, and CNC Lathe. This individual must be a good communicator with the ... Familiar with the Operating System. * Able to work as a team member.
Automotive Technician Mechanic
Oct 4
Sahuarita, AZ, USA
GB Auto Service
... brake lathe, brake washer and micrometers A/C stations, flush machines, scanners and engine ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
MECHANIC, EMERGENCY VEHICLE TECH | FORT GORDON LRC
Oct 9
Fort Gordon, GA, USA
Accent Controls, Inc. (ACI)
... brake drum lathes, aligning machines, etc. * Maintains and cleans tools and equipment ... May require CDL endorsements for equipment/vehicles operated. Formal certification highly desirable

The average pay for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is $39,096 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is between $29,512 and $47,052. 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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... brake lathe, brake washer and micrometers A/C stations, flush machines, scanners and engine ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
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