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Piercing Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,966 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$614

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Piercing Machine Operator is $40,966 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Piercing Machine Operator is between $30,923 and $49,303. 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

Description:
  • Sets up and operates piercing machine to shape metal tubes from billets or enlarge inside diameter of shells according to job order or blueprints: selects, positions, and adjusts piercing rolls, which rotate and shape outside of tube, using hoists, wrenches, measuring instruments, and knowledge of metal properties.
  • Attaches specified piercing point to arbor to form and control size of internal diameter of tube.
  • Adjusts feed guides, stops, tailstock, and arbor rings according to size of workpiece, using handtools.
  • Moves levers to control movement of heated billet as it advances through rolls and over piercing point.
  • Measures finished workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using calipers, fixed gauges, and micrometers.
  • May be specified by employer according to experience with particular material worked or machine operated.
Piercing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Piercing Machine Operator jobs: 13,183

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,491
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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