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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,878 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$684

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $43,878 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $32,853 and $53,030. 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:
  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$50,866
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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 Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Screw machine Setup / Operator (1st shift) 19-00129
May 21
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ESPO Engineering Corp
Screw machine Setup / Operator (1st shift) Location: Carpentersville, IL Pay Rate: $16-18/hr Duration of Job: direct hire Responsibilities: * Set up multiple spindle automatic bar stock equipment ...
CNC MACHINING: PROGRAMMERS - SETUP - OPERATORS
Mar 2
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
IMS ENGINEERED PRODUCTS
... milling, lathes, able to translate and convert methods data to prepare programs for complex ... Write and modify CNC programs to machine parts per blueprint/drawings * Reviews drawings ...
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $24 / hr
May 16
Elmhurst, IL, USA
FactoryFix
... machining centers performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close ... Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes ...
CNC Swiss Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
May 8
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Setup and operate CNC Swiss metalworking and cutting equipment to perform one or more machining ... are operating. · Perform part inspection and measure dimensions of in process and finished ...
CNC Machine Operator - $25 / hr
May 20
Carol Stream, IL, USA
FactoryFix
A manufacturer in Carol Steam, IL is looking for a CNC Machine Operator for a full-time opportunity. ... milling machine - HAAS. This candidate must be capable of reading programs, ideally can setup by ...
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