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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$40,438 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $40,438 a year and $19 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $30,278 and $48,873. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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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 Cincinnati, Ohio, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Cincinnati, Ohio

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city drives the Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census making it Ohio's largest metropolitan area. With a population of 296,943, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and 65th in the United States. Its metropolitan area is the fastest growing economic...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Cincinnati, Ohio

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Machine Operator Second Shift #425380219
Jun 12
Cincinnati, OH, USA
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Machine Operator has the ability to run multiple machines effectively and efficiently on a ... machining such as milling, drilling, and turning Physical Demands/Work Environment: While ...
Machine Operator - 2nd Shift
Jun 12
Florence, KY, USA
Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Florence, KY. o (6PM - 4:30AM - 4- 10's - Tues - thru - Fri) - 3 ... Perform basic machine setup and troubleshooting as needed. Education & Knowledge : * High school ...
Set Up Operator
Jun 6
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Private Manufacturing Company
Machine Setup/Operator Position Summary: The Machine Setup/Operator will be responsible for completing automated assembly work and performing basic troubleshooting and maintenance on automated ...
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