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Machine Shop Milling/Planing Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,267 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Milling/Planing Operator is $44,267 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Milling/Planing Operator is between $33,144 and $53,545. 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

  • Mills 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, tending variety of milling machines.
Machine Shop Milling/Planing 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 Shop Milling/Planing Operator jobs: 417

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Machine Shop Milling/Planing Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

COO - machine shop/ industrial manufacturer
May 14
Itasca, IL, USA
Growing industrial manufacturer/machine shop is looking for a COO. Ideal candidate will have at least 10+ years of Operations Management experience, at least 2+ years at the executive level. Needs to ...
Machine Shop Foreman
May 22
Bridgeview, IL, USA
Providing feedback to feasibility, flow and operator capacity. Ensure all machines are running in ... machine shop floor activities for a crew of 10-12 employees. · Plan & approve employee time and ...
Team Lead - Machine Shop and Fabrication
Apr 6
Skokie, IL, USA
... and operating various model shop machines and related equipment [e.g. indicating, blocking and ... drilling, milling, forming, turning, grinding and threading - Knowledge of what tooling and ...
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. ... Their machines are Okuma Lathes and have one milling machine - HAAS. This candidate must be capable ...
CNC Machinist / Milling Set Up Operator
Apr 9
Kenosha, WI, USA
GEM Manufacturing, Inc
Loads disk in machine control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine ... May operate milling machines or CNC Turning center machines. May receive advanced training in CNC ...
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