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Screw Machine Setter Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$45,824 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screw Machine Setter is $45,824 a year and $22 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Screw Machine Setter is between $34,357 and $55,336. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares one or more multiple-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to perform turning, boring, threading, and facing operations on metal bar stock on custom basis, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of screw-machine operations.
  • Examines blueprint, visualizes machining to be done, dimensions of parts and permissible tolerances, and plans sequence of operations.
  • Visualizes movements of machine parts, work pieces, and tools in each operation in relation to others, and decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time.
  • Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used on basis of experience and knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Installs collets, bushings, and stock pushers in stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers.
  • Installs and adjusts cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station.
  • Positions and secures tools in tool holders, verifying positions with gauges and other measuring instruments.
  • Moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates.
  • Cranks machine through cycle, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for such factors as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal.
  • Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies conformance to specifications of first-run and sample work pieces, using such instruments as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Replaces worn tools.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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