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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$40,331 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $40,331 a year and $19 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $30,197 and $48,743. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

CNC Setup Operator - Swiss Weekend Shift
Jun 7
Addison, TX, USA
... Operator at its Corporate office in Addison, TX. Job Summary Responsible for the efficient setup ... Responsible for machining of appropriate jobs in the order needed to meet production schedules.
3rd Shift Machine Operator
Jun 20
Coppell, TX, USA
NESC Staffing, Corp
Machine Operator Ad: This position requires an employee to setup, maintain, operate, and ... gear calculations tables, wrenches, etc. · Must be able to read and write in English. Typical ...
Injection Molding Machine Operator
Jun 17
Grand Prairie, TX, USA
The Injection Mold Machine Operator "A" will be responsible for the plastics injection molding ... setup experience. Good communication and organizational skills. Must be able to work any shift.
Machine Operator for Printing Company!
Jun 10
Coppell, TX, USA
American Management Staffing
... setup, folding, camera adjustment, other finishing, metering and mailing. Non-Month End Hours (7:30 ... operating the machinery required APPLY NOW TO BE CONSIDERED!!! Company Description American ...
Machine Operator
May 20
Coppell, TX, USA
NESC Staffing, Corp
This position requires an employee to setup, maintain, operate, and troubleshoot a variety of ... gear calculations tables, wrenches, etc. · Must be able to read and write in English. Typical ...
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