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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$39,803 (USD)

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The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $39,803 a year and $19 an hour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $29,803 and $48,105. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 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%

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Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Description: Fort Lauderdale () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2017 census, the city has an estimated population of 180,072. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,158,824 people in 2017.The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C) and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale, encompassing all of Broward County, hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. In 2012...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

CNC Vertical Mill Setup/Operator
May 17
Tamarac, FL, USA
KeyStaff, Inc
... milling centers per verbal or written instructions, sketch sheets or engineering drawings. · ... Job Qualifications · 3-5 years on the job experience with 5 axis machines. · Programming ...
CNC Machine Operator
Jun 5
Lauderhill, FL, USA
CNC Machine Operator Shift: 1st Shift - 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday to Friday Pay: $13.00 - $14.00 ... gear, face mask, etc.) · Ensure that safety procedures are followed · Other duties as assigned ...
CNC Machine Operator
Apr 15
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Think Simple
With direct supervision, responsible for operating various machine tools to produce quality parts ... A minimum of 7 years experience with setup and operation of CNC Machines * CNC training, Mastercam ...
Embroidery Machine Operator
May 20
Miami, FL, USA
Bilmor with Advertising Specialties, Inc.
The Embroidery Operator is responsible for operating multiple multi-head machines, creating a ... Ability/Aptitude to understand/master setup and operation of complex embroidery machinery * Strong ...
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Jun 14
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
KB Electronics
... and place machines. • Programming, setup, and operation of automatic and/or semi-automatic ... Experience operating a My Data machine Work Environment: Clean, air conditioned manufacturing ...
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