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Electronic Equipment Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,870 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electronic Equipment Setup Operator is $36,870 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electronic Equipment Setup Operator is between $28,131 and $44,035. 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

  • Sets up and operates equipment, such as shearing machine, laminator, and drill, to fabricate single- and multi-layer printed circuit boards (pcb's), following diagrams and specifications: determines dimensions and tolerances of boards, sequence of operations, and tools and equipment required, according to diagrams and specifications, and measures and marks dimensions and reference points to lay out boards for machining.
  • Sets up and operates shearing machine and drills to cut, form, and drill holes into boards according to specifications.
  • Bevels edge connectors, using slotter, and verifies dimensions and tolerances, using calipers.
  • Sets up and controls laminating and other plating equipment, to apply copper plating and photoresist to boards.
  • Photographs design image and exposes film to produce and develop acid resisting circuitry pattern, using photographic equipment.
  • Etches and retouches circuitry on boards, using etcher.
  • Bonds two or more pcb's together to form multilayer boards, using laminating press.
Electronic Equipment Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Electronic Equipment Setup Operator jobs: 393

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Electronic Equipment Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mar 2
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
... equipment: multi-axis, ( Horizontal & Vertical machining a plus ), CNC Grind, turning ( SWISS ... electronics, medical and various industrial markets. For more information, visit www.imsmfg.com.
SMT Machine Operator
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
Operate the automated assembly line equipment which includes Ekra screen printer, Juki SMT ... Previous electronic/machine operator experience a preferred. Looking for motivated self starter.
Die Punch Press Setup Operator ( 2nd Shift)
Apr 18
Carpentersville, IL, USA
Creative Resource Personnel, Inc
Work from drawings, shop orders, samples, use a limited variety of measuring equipment. ... Occasionally-instruct operator as to special job conditions or safety precautions. Notify ...
CNC Swiss Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
May 8
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Setup and operate CNC Swiss metalworking and cutting equipment to perform one or more machining ... are operating. · Perform part inspection and measure dimensions of in process and finished ...
PLC Controls Engineer
May 20
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Omron Automotive Electronics
Welcome to Omron Automotive Electronics! Working with us provides a career with a global company ... Setup and configuration of HMI stations * Configure AC/DC drives and Servos * Test Newly installed ...
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