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Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,938 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator is $48,938 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator is between $36,194 and $59,544. 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 numerical control machines or machining centers to perform various machine functions, such as cutting, drilling, milling, reaming, boring, and broaching of metallic and nonmetallic work pieces, utilizing knowledge of machine tool capabilities, machinability of materials, and shop math.
  • Reads and follows blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences.
Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 144,660

Estimated population of Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator jobs: 10,199

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Machine Shop Numeric Control Setup Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CNC Swiss Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
May 8
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
... numerical control sequences. · Select appropriate tools, machines and materials to be used in ... Proficient in the use of all machine shop precision measuring equipment including micrometer ...
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $25 / hr
May 16
Elmhurst, IL, USA
A machine shop in Elmhurst, IL is looking for a CNC Machinist for a 2nd shift opportunity. ... numerical control machining centers performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related ...
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 Operator
May 10
East Chicago, IN, USA
... saw operators. experience in a job shop is preferred. Monday - Friday, $15 per hour, weekly pay. This is a full-time long term position. Measures & set up machines to manufacture a high volume of ...
CNC Lathe Setup/Operator
May 2
Merrionette Park, IL, USA
CNC Lathe Setup/Operator If you are a CNC Lathe Setup/Operator with experience, please read on ... shop mathematics, engineering drawings, material properties, layout, and machining procedures to ...
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