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Machine Shop Machine Setter Salary
in Nevada, United States

$38,050 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is $38,050 a year and $18 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Machine Setter is between $28,838 and $45,638. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Machine Shop Machine Setter Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Machine Operator - Sheet Metal
Dec 12
Sparks, NV, USA
Tripp Enterprises, Inc.
Under general supervision, performs highly repetitive types of machine operations associated with ... shop equipment 4. Ability to use precision measuring devices, such as dial calipers and tape ...
Local Delivery Driver Position
Nov 6
Las Vegas, NV, USA
AZ Partsmaster
Shop & Machine Maintenance Skills/Qualifications: Must be dependable, Must be at least 21 and we REQUIRE a clean Nevada Motor Vehicle Record for 3 years. Must be able to pass a background check and ...
Service Route Technician
Dec 10
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Century Gaming Technologies
Responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of Slot Machines in Nevada. Travel to ... Safely and effectively operate shop tools including hand tools. Provide excellent service to all ...
Exhibit Carpenter
Oct 2
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Access TCA
Works as assigned in Shop, Crate Department, Metal Shop, CNC machine, Warehouse, set up floor, graphics and paint departments. * Work closely with the estimating and account services teams to ...
Nov 20
Las Vegas, NV, USA
AMC Fabrication, Inc.
Communicates with supervisor, engineers, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues * May perform other duties as assigned by ...