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Industrial Robot Operator Salary

$66,237 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,398

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Industrial Robot Operator is $66,237 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Industrial Robot Operator is between $47,708 and $81,603. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates and prepares industrial robot to drill, countersink, and counterbore metallic and nonmetallic work pieces used to manufacture aircraft parts or tooling, according to specifications and preprogrammed machine control instructions.
  • Reads work order and specifications to determine prescribed setup and operation.
  • Mounts and positions work piece on locating pins of holding fixture adjacent to robot, manually or using hoist, and aligns and secures work piece on holding fixture, using template, bolts, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Installs specified type and size drill bits in end effectors and places end effectors in holding station adjacent to robot.
  • Loads cassette tape of machine instructions into machine controller or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from mainframe computer.
  • Pushes button or enters commands to activate robot that automatically retrieves and secures designated end effector on robot arm and positions arm for drilling.
  • Operates robot to drill holes in test specimen and measures holes for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments.
  • Obtains written approval of test specimen from Quality Control Inspector.
  • Enters commands to start robot, observes robotic operation, and monitors screen of machine controller for malfunctions and error messages.
  • Changes worn drill bits or adjusts machine according to error message instructions.
  • Inspects finished work piece for conformance to specifications.
  • Notifies supervisor of numerical control programming problems.
  • Cleans parts, tools, and fixtures, using solvents and rags.
  • May drill hole.
Industrial Robot Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 148,150

Estimated population of Industrial Robot Operator jobs: 13,160

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,787
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Industrial Robot Operator Job Listings for United States

Industrial Maintenance Technician - Overnight Shift (12 Hour Shifts)
Dec 2
Tolleson, AZ, USA
Symbotic
The Industrial Maintenance Technician will repair and calibrate our automated and robotic systems ... Perform Cell Operator functions as needed. * Other duties as assigned by leadership. Key ...
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Dec 6
Forest Park, GA, USA
Crawford Thomas Recruiting
Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
Robotics Technician - Amazon Facility
Dec 2
Salt Lake, UT, USA
C&W Services
... robot movements. Document robotics test procedures and results. · Maintain inventories of ... Associates in Electronics or Industrial Electricity preferred, but not required or a degree from a ...
Punch Press Operator
Sep 25
Mankato, MN, USA
Ameristar
These are industrial pieces of equipment used to stamp, and form metal parts out of sheet stock and ... The setup operator should be able to adjust coils, feeders, robotic feeders, evaluate machine ...
Robotics Maintenance Lead
Dec 3
Dallas, TX, USA
C&W Services
Modify computer-controlled robot movements. Document robotics test procedures and results ... Evaluate the efficiency and reliability of industrial robotic systems, reprogramming or calibrating ...

The average pay for an Industrial Robot Operator is $66,237 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Industrial Robot Operator is between $47,708 and $81,603. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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