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Computer Control Operator Salary

$63,168 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,377

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Computer Control Operator is $63,168 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Computer Control Operator is between $45,626 and $77,693. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Computer Control Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans numerical control program to control contour-path machining of parts on automatic machine tools.
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines include, but are not limited to, machining tools such as lathes, multi-axis spindles, and milling machines, but the functions formerly performed by human operators are performed by a computer-control module.
  • CNC machines cut away material from a solid block of metal, plastic, glass, or other materials to form a finished part.
  • Applies knowledge of the working properties of materials with CNC programming knowledge to design and carry out the operations needed to make machined products that meet precise specifications.
  • Most companies require previous experience as a machinist or machine setter, operator, and tender along with apprenticeship programs, informally on the job, or training in secondary, vocational, or technical college.
  • Requires knowledge of computers and electronics, computer numerical control, basics of programming, and computer-aided manufacturing.
Computer Control Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 23,790

Estimated population of Computer Control Operator jobs: 22,199

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,229
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Computer Control Operator Job Listings for United States

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This position will be responsible for setting up, installing, operating, testing, and ... A broad knowledge of industry practices and common AV and computer equipment. * Safe work practices.
CAD Operator/Design/Detailer
Jul 9
Noblesville, IN, USA
SMC Corporation of America
... control SolidWorks configuration for parts, assemblies, and drawings. q Completed models will be uploaded to a web site and web-based tolls will be used to allow remote interface to the CAD models. q ...
Audio Visual Quality Control Technician
May 29
Union City, CA, USA
Rentex Audio Visual & Computer Rentals
Inventory, equipment maintenance, data entry and computer skills. * High school diploma or ... Prior experience operating a forklift preferred (will train and certify) * Proficient in Microsoft ...
Cad Operator - AT
Jul 17
Lake Oswego, OR, USA
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Computer Control Operator is $63,168 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Computer Control Operator is between $45,626 and $77,693. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Computer Control Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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CMM QC Operator (2nd shift) - 10303
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CMM QC Operator (2nd shift) - TalentZok OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with ... Computer literate in Microsoft Excel with Visual Basic and SPC a plus. ISO-9000 procedure knowledge ...
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