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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Salary
in Orlando, Florida

$31,031 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is $31,031 a year and $15 an hour in Orlando, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is between $23,771 and $36,967. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Orlando, Florida.

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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 Heading Machines Job Prevalence in Orlando, Florida, United States

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

Job family population: 79,650

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

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Orlando, Florida

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Description: Orlando () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in July 2017. These figures make it the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of 2015, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 280,257, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida...

Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Listings for Orlando, Florida

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