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Machine Shop Machine Setter Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$32,683 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is $32,683 a year and $16 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is between $24,771 and $39,201. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Machine Shop Machine Setter Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 121,160

Estimated population of Machine Shop Machine Setter jobs: 5,092

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Machine Shop Machine Setter Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Feb 8
Columbus, NE, USA
Machine operators are needed for Columbus, Nebraska Set-up and operate molding machines in ... repair shop, quality control, and management to facilitate departmental goals. Additional ...
Automotvie Machinist
Dec 19
Imperial, NE, USA
Imperial Napa
... machine shop along with owning four NAPA Store locations. We offer a great work environment with new technology and great teamwork atmosphere. Benefits offered include health insurance and paid time ...
Machinist / Precision tooling - 1st shift
Jan 26
Omaha, NE, USA
Nesco Resource
Plans machining by studying work orders, blue prints and engineering orders. Plans stock inventory ... Safety is utmost important in the shop, following safety policy and making sure it is safe
Tool & Die Maker
Jan 25
Omaha, NE, USA
KB Electronics
... Machine Shop equipment such as the Milling machines, surface grinders, drilling and tapping equipment, heat treating process equipment, hardness tester and be able to design, develop and service the ...
Field Service Technician
Feb 19
Omaha, NE, USA
Electrical, pneumatic, mechanical, and machine shop skills required. Mechanical aptitude needed. * Troubleshoot mechanical, electronic and operational aspects of machines. * Excellent customer ...
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