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Router Setup Operator Numerical Control Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$39,194 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Router Setup Operator Numerical Control is $39,194 a year and $19 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Router Setup Operator Numerical Control is between $29,466 and $47,289. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates multiaxis, numerically controlled routing machine to cut and shape metallic and nonmetallic workpieces: selects and positions workpiece on machine bed.
  • Threads perforated or magnetic tape through read head.
  • Inserts precision indicator in machine chuck, and depresses switches to jog chuck into contact with workpiece, synchronize tape and tool, and record setup point.
  • Retracts chuck, and loads and secures first preset cutting tool and holder.
  • Starts machine and observes operation.
  • Compares numerical data displays with specifications on operation sheets, and uses scales, gauges, and micrometer to verify machining operations.
  • Removes and replaces cutting tool when worn or damaged or when new cutting tool is specified by operation sheets.
  • Assembles and presets cutting tools at bench during tape-controlled machining to reduce machine downtime.
  • Repositions workpiece for intermediate setups when specified on operation sheets, and removes and replaces workpiece at end of machining cycle.
  • Verifies new tapes by starting machine and observing operation to detect errors, plotting two-dimensional movement with recording stylus, or by machining sample workpiece and inspecting each cut, using precision gauges.
Router Setup Operator Numerical Control Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

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

Job family population: 144,660

Estimated population of Router Setup Operator Numerical Control jobs: 9,928

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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