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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$40,786 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$636

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

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The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $40,786 a year and $20 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $30,539 and $49,294. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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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 Kansas City, Missouri, 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:
$47,283
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

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May 3
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $40,786 a year and $20 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $30,539 and $49,294. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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