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Engine Lathe Setup Operator Salary
in Washington, United States

$47,216 (USD)

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Last updated: April 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engine Lathe Setup Operator is $47,216 a year and $23 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Engine Lathe Setup Operator is between $35,161 and $57,257. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Washington, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Washington, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engine Lathe Setup Operator Job Listings for Washington, United States

Mar 12
Auburn, WA, USA
Shareway Industries, Inc.
... an operator could use to run the job. If you currently rely on any mixture of a programming ... High school diploma & a minimum of 10 years on-the-job experience as a CNC lathe machinist. Heavy ...
CNC Lathe Operator
Feb 27
Auburn, WA, USA
Shareway Industries, Inc.
Work under supervision at first, learning to setup & operate a CNC lathe on a repeat production job, to eventually setup & operate without a lead's direct supervision. Document setups with procedures ...
Mar 13
Looking for experienced Engine/Manual Lathe Machinists for a potential swing shift in our Cylinder ... Safely operated lathes, mills and shop equipment. * Quickly produce quality parts to close ...
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