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Setup Mechanic Coating Machines Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,843 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Coating Machines is $34,843 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Coating Machines is between $26,691 and $41,508. 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

  • Sets up and adjusts battery of machines that paint, stamp, tip, or trim wooden pencils: installs and adjusts feed mechanisms, guide rollers, tracks, machine fittings and attachments, according to size and shape of pencils, using handtools and gauges.
  • Adjusts controls, such as setscrews and cams to synchronize machine mechanisms.
  • Regulates thermostatic controls on heated units of machines.
  • Disassembles machines and replaces worn or defective parts, such as circular knives, grinding wheels, and rollers.
  • Sharpens machine punches and blades, using files and powered emery wheel.
  • Starts machines to test adjustments and examines pencils for defects, such as burns, splintered ends, and nicks to determine needed readjustments.
  • Replaces or repairs defective machine belts.
  • May be designated according to type of machine setup as set-up mechanic, coating machines; set-up mechanic, heading machines; set-up mechanic, stamping machines.
Setup Mechanic Coating Machines Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Setup Mechanic Coating Machines jobs: 1,757

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Setup Mechanic Coating Machines Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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