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Engine Lathe Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,362 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$788

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engine Lathe Setup Operator is $46,362 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engine Lathe Setup Operator is between $34,525 and $56,221. 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:
  • Prepares and operates engine lathes to machine metallic and nonmetallic work pieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, tooling instructions on holding devices, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts, and cutting tools.
Engine Lathe Setup 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 Engine Lathe Setup Operator jobs: 3,292

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,746
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Engine Lathe Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Swiss CNC Lathe Setup / Operator - $26 / hr
Apr 9
Elmhurst, IL, USA
FactoryFix
Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes, depths, angles or other specifications Qualifications: Has experience with Citizen Swiss Lathes At ...
CNC Lathe Setup / Operator - $20 / hr
Apr 16
Itasca, IL, USA
FactoryFix
Train operators in running production jobs, monitoring their rates and parts quality. Assist operators at different skill levels to ensure compliance to all specifications. Requirements: 3-5 years ...
CNC Swiss Lathe Operator - 2nd Shift
Apr 5
Cicero, IL, USA
Magnet-Schultz of America
Read and interpret blueprints and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures and machining methods and sequences. * Must have the ability to maintain close tolerances ...
CNC Setup
May 2
Downers Grove, IL, USA
imsmfg.com
... Lathe to join our TEAM. Global Gear & Machining offers a compensation packages which includes ... setup / operating errors. · Trains operators on machine functionality and inspection criteria ...
CNC Swiss Lathe Operator - 2nd Shift
Apr 5
Aurora, IL, USA
Magnet-Schultz of America
Read and interpret blueprints and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures and machining methods and sequences. * Must have the ability to maintain close tolerances ...
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