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Screw Machine Setup Operator Salary

$41,856 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$653

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is $41,856 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is between $31,382 and $50,586. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates and prepares single- or multiple-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to machine metal bar stock, following specifications and tooling instructions and applying knowledge of screw machine operations.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, number of parts to be machined, and tooling instructions, such as cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used.
  • Positions and secures specified collets, bushings, and stock pushers onto stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers, and loads bar stock into feeding mechanism, manually or using hoist.
  • Installs and adjusts specified 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.
  • Sets cutting speeds and feed rates.
  • Moves controls to cycle machine through settings, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for operating factors, such as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal.
  • Starts machine, observes operation, and inspects first-run and sample work piece to ensure machining conforms to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Replaces worn tools.
  • May operate bench grinder to sharpen tools.
  • May machine nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade.
Screw Machine Setup Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 29,510

Estimated population of Screw Machine Setup Operator jobs: 3,496

Rate of error: 4.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,523
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Screw Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for United States

Screw Machine Operator II
Nov 19
Lake Forest, CA, USA
AnDek Staffing Services
Core Duties: 1. Loading and unloading Parts 2. Use of Micrometer, Comparator and Caliper to check parts 3. Change between programs 4. Change tools 5. Setup with minimal guidance 6. Screw machine ...
**DIRECT HIRE** Screw Machinist - CNC - Medical
Dec 5
Santa Ana, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
SkillSetGroup is seeking experienced CNC Screw Machine Setup Operators to work in the Santa Ana, CA area. The selected candidates must have extensive setup experience with CNC Screw Machines, such as
CNC Swiss Screw Machinist (This is for 1st Shift)
Dec 4
Moorpark, CA, USA
Valor Group Personnel
... by setting up and operating a Swiss style CNC machining center per work orders, routers ... Responsibilities: • Complete tool, fixture, and material setup on CNC Mill and lathe. • Running ...
Cold Heading Set-Up Operator
Nov 13
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Pilgrim Screw
Candidate must be able to set up a variety of cold heading machines, check parts, ensure tolerances ... Run jobs/work orders as instructed and within the setup and run rates outlined on each job. * Run ...
CNC Setup Operator
Dec 5
Kenosha, United States
Matthews
Apply now! Requirements of the CNC Milling Setup Operator Ability to read and interpret blueprints Proficient in the use of all machine shop precision measuring equipment including micrometer ...

The average pay for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is $41,856 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is between $31,382 and $50,586. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Screw Machine Operator II
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Lake Forest, CA, USA
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Core Duties: 1. Loading and unloading Parts 2. Use of Micrometer, Comparator and Caliper to check parts 3. Change between programs 4. Change tools 5. Setup with minimal guidance 6. Screw machine ...
**DIRECT HIRE** Screw Machinist - CNC - Medical
Dec 5
Santa Ana, CA, USA
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SkillSetGroup is seeking experienced CNC Screw Machine Setup Operators to work in the Santa Ana, CA area. The selected candidates must have extensive setup experience with CNC Screw Machines, such as
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