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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Norfolk, Virginia

$39,246 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$612

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

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The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $39,246 a year and $19 an hour in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $29,385 and $47,431. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Norfolk, Virginia.

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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 Norfolk, Virginia, 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:
$45,497
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Norfolk, Virginia

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Description: Norfolk ( NOR-fuuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2017, the population was estimated to be 244,703 making it the second-most populous city in Virginia after neighboring Virginia Beach and the 91st largest city in the nation. Norfolk is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk...

Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Norfolk, Virginia

Machine Shop Openings
Jul 17
Chesapeake, VA, USA
CTR Corporation
For Instant Consideration feel free to TEXT US at 757-873-5900 CNC Machinist - Manual and Conventional Machines Primary Responsibilities Responsible for setup and operating of various manual machine ...
Outside Machinists Needed in Virginia
Jul 19
Norfolk, VA, USA
Ameri-Force
... setup requirements ... Perform complex operations on many kinds of machine tools, including drill presses, lathes, milling ...
Sign-On Bonus for Outside Machinists in Newport News, VA!
Jul 19
Newport News, VA, USA
Ameri-Force
Use various portable and fixed machine tools such as boring bars, milling machines, facing machines ... equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using handtools, calipers, and ...
Plastic Injection Molding Technician- 2nd Shift ONLY
Jun 20
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
IMS Gear Virginia, Inc.
... machines • Setting tools • Operating injection molding machines • Quality inspection • ... We realize both standard components and complete gear solutions at the highest level - from ...
On Site Machinist
Jul 19
Portsmouth, VA, USA
Link Staffing
Portable milling machines, clamshell lathes, line boring systems, grinding machines, hydraulic ... machine tool setup and use This Position is: * Temp-to-Hire * Must be able to stand and/or lift 30 ...

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The average pay for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is $39,246 a year and $19 an hour in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator is between $29,385 and $47,431. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Gear Milling Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Norfolk, Virginia

Machine Shop Openings
Jul 17
Chesapeake, VA, USA
CTR Corporation
For Instant Consideration feel free to TEXT US at 757-873-5900 CNC Machinist - Manual and Conventional Machines Primary Responsibilities Responsible for setup and operating of various manual machine ...
Outside Machinists Needed in Virginia
Jul 19
Norfolk, VA, USA
Ameri-Force
... setup requirements ... Perform complex operations on many kinds of machine tools, including drill presses, lathes, milling ...
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