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Milling/Planing Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,036 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Milling/Planing Machine Setup Operator is $47,036 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Milling/Planing Machine Setup Operator is between $35,027 and $57,039. 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 variety of milling machines to mill 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.
  • Examines blueprints or layout on work piece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of work piece.
Milling/Planing Machine Setup 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 Milling/Planing Machine Setup Operator jobs: 1,490

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

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

CNC Milling Setup Operator (Weekend Day Shift)
Jun 21
Kenosha, WI, USA
Bradshaw Medical
Setup and operate CNC metalworking and cutting equipment to perform one or more machining functions ... are operating. • Perform part inspection and measure dimensions of in process and finished ...
CNC Mill Setup / Operator - $26 / hr
Jun 24
Mundelein, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
A manufacturer in Mundelein, IL is looking for a CNC Setup/Operator for a 2nd OR 3rd shift contract ... Work with collaborative robot (UR) for machine loading. - Assist with development and continuous ...
CNC Setup & Operators - Haas Lathe OR Mazak Mill - Multiple Openings (PPG#319779, 318754)
Jun 19
Hillside, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
Multiple openings for CNC Machine Operators that can perform Set-up. WOW, Pick your machine. Haas Lathe or Mazak Mill machine setup and operation. Do what You want to do. Multiple shifts available ...
Press Brake Setup Operator
Jun 4
West Chicago, IL, USA
Rose Recruits
... machine set-ups, adjusting and loading tooling, and making changes at the controls for parts as ... Operator/Setup ï‚· Report problems with quality, processes, equipment and/or materials to ...
CNC Lathe Setup / Operator - $30 / hr
Jun 20
Addison, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
A precision machining shop in Addison, IL is looking for an experienced CNC Turning Set-up Operator for a first shift contract-to-hire opportunity. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years experience ...
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