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Machine Milling Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,254 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Milling Setup Operator is $46,254 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Milling Setup Operator is between $34,444 and $56,090. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machine Milling Setup Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal work pieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications, and selecting tooling, according to knowledge of milling procedures.
  • Examines blueprints or layout on work piece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of work piece.
Machine Milling Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 17,820

Estimated population of Machine Milling Setup Operator jobs: 1,490

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Machine Milling Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mar 2
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
... milling, lathes, able to translate and convert methods data to prepare programs for complex ... Write and modify CNC programs to machine parts per blueprint/drawings * Reviews drawings ...
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $25 / hr
May 16
Elmhurst, IL, USA
... machining centers performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close ... Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes ...
CNC Machinist / Milling Set Up Operator
Apr 9
Kenosha, WI, USA
GEM Manufacturing, Inc
Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to setup ... May operate milling machines or CNC Turning center machines. May receive advanced training in CNC ...
CNC Machine Operator - $25 / hr
May 20
Carol Stream, IL, USA
A manufacturer in Carol Steam, IL is looking for a CNC Machine Operator for a full-time opportunity. ... milling machine - HAAS. This candidate must be capable of reading programs, ideally can setup by ...
CNC Machine Operator/Contract to Hire
May 16
Schaumburg, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
Setup and operate machines in prototype shop. Must also be able to run surface grinders and other ... Perform milling, drilling, turning, grinding, material removal operation, CNC or manual machinery.
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