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Brake Drum Lathe Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,833 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$608

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is $40,833 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Drum Lathe Operator is between $30,823 and $49,143. 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

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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 29,620

Estimated population of Brake Drum Lathe Operator jobs: 1,227

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,337
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Brake Drum Lathe Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Truck Driver - CDL - Class A/B
May 16
Midlothian, IL, USA
Quimex, Inc.
... and operated company. We are based in Midlothian, IL and own our fleet of trucks. Our service-area ... Load and unload 55-gallon drums and 275-gallon IBC totes of lubricants, chemicals and solvents
Team Lead - Machine Shop and Fabrication
Apr 6
Skokie, IL, USA
JobGiraffe
... and operating various model shop machines and related equipment [e.g. indicating, blocking and ... lathe, mill, drill press, saw, grinder, press brake, pneumatic tools and hand tools] - Previous ...
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