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Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,363 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$527

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production is $37,363 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production is between $28,469 and $44,662. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gear Cutting 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

Description:
  • Operates one or more previously set up gear-cutting machines, such as gear shapers, hobbers, finishers, and generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks.
  • Positions and secures work piece on arbor, or in chuck, fixture, or automatic feeding mechanism.
  • Starts machine and flow of coolant and observes operation.
  • Adjusts machine stops and changes worn cutter, using wrenches.
  • Verifies conformance to specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometers, and preset dial indicators.
  • May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 121,160

Estimated population of Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production jobs: 13,958

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,314
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Gear Cutting Machine Operator Production Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Machine Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Labor Solutions, LLC
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Machine Operator - Consumer Products Manufacturer - 1st Shift (CH#319889)
May 30
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Barton Staffing Solutions
Super Machine Operator Opportunity for YOU. Excellent company and great location 1st Shift - 11: 00 ... Overtime Available (depending on production). Get into this great consumer products manufacturing ...
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