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Screw Machine Setup Operator Salary
in New York, United States

$44,136 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is $44,136 a year and $21 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Screw Machine Setup Operator is between $33,091 and $53,341. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York, United States

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

Job family population: 29,620

Estimated population of Screw Machine Setup Operator jobs: 3,509

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Screw Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for New York, United States

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Milling CNC Machine Setup Technician
Mar 14
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Dayton, NJ, USA
Pratt Paper (LA), LLC
Responsible for all activities associated with running production machines including setup ... Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed
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