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Machine Shop Machine Setter Salary
in United Kingdom

£24,249 (GBP)

Average Salary

£12/hr

Average Hourly

£354

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is £24,249 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is between £18,378 and £29,085. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Prepares and adjusts machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, drills and punch presses, grinders, gear hobbers, and plastic molding machines for other workers, such as production-machine tenders, according to specifications and tooling instructions, applying knowledge of machining methods.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, fixtures, and cutting tools to be used.
  • Installs and adjusts holding device and fastens specified cutting and shaping tools in position to enable operator to produce finished workpiece to specifications, using handtools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and pliers.
  • Selects and sets speed and feed of machine according to type of operation and specified material and finish.
  • Starts machine to obtain first-run workpiece and verifies dimensional tolerances, using micrometers, gauges, and templates.
  • Changes worn cutting tools and adjusts operation of machine, such as cutting speed, feed rate, or depth of cut, when required.
  • May replace parts on machines, such as bearings, filters, wiring, and switches, using handtools.
  • May instruct operators or other workers in machine setup and operation.
  • May set up machines and equipment other than machine tools, such as welding machine and flame cutting equipment.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£28,111
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is £24,249 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is between £18,378 and £29,085. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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