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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Birmingham, Alabama

$38,153 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $38,153 a year and $18 an hour in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $28,567 and $46,111. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates one or more gear milling machines to machine splines or gear teeth on metal blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear milling procedures: reads blueprints or machining instructions to determine machine settings, fixtures and milling tools to use, and gear specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances.
  • Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it onto arbor.
  • Positions and secures cutter on spindle in relation to workpiece, using wrenches.
  • Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates and rotation speeds of cutter and workpiece in relation to each other.
  • Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece.
  • Verifies conformance of machined gears to specifications, using micrometers, gear measuring wires, and special gear inspection equipment.
  • May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics.
  • May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Job family: Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 17,820

Estimated population of Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator jobs: 1,157

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,230
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham Cost of Living Score:

Description: Birmingham ( BUR-ming-ham) is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2018 population of 209,880, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation. Birmingham was founded in 1871...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Birmingham, Alabama

Sr. Controls Engineer - Machine Builder
Apr 4
Birmingham, AL, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Computer system setup and implementation in an industrial environment * Computer networking ... Experience developing Operator Interfaces using systems such as Allen-Bradley PanelView's, Red Lion ...
Machinist - 4494095
Apr 6
Clanton, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Working knowledge of CNC milling machining centers is preferred. Sets up and operates conventional ... setup requirements. Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of ...
CNC Machinist - 4617595
Jun 6
Pell City, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Candidates must have extensive milling experience on CNC Horizontal Mill Cincinnati T-30 Milacron Horizontal Mill or experience operating a Vertical Machining Center. No other CNC machine experience ...
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