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Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,565 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production is $31,565 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production is between $24,959 and $37,249. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production. 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

  • Operates one or more electrical-discharge machines to shape metal workpieces to specifications, following standard charts: obtains from job order or verbal instructions such information as electrode to be used, depth setting, and number of workpieces or cavities to be shaped.
  • Mounts specified electrode in preset holder on spindle.
  • Positions and secures workpiece on machine table or places it in fixture.
  • Moves controls to align electrode and workpiece and to set electrode feed rate, depth limit, and electric current.
  • Starts machine, turns on flow of dielectric coolant, and observes operation.
  • May inspect work visually or with measuring instruments.
Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production jobs: 133

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Electrical Discharge Machine Operator Production Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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