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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Salary
in Illinois, United States

$34,091 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$440

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is $34,091 a year and $16 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is between $26,115 and $40,613. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Illinois, 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:
$39,521
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Illinois, United States

Illinois Cost of Living Score:

Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Machine Operator ; Boltmaker / Cold Heading Class Trainee
Apr 1
Madison, IL, USA
St. Louis Screw & Bolt an Illinois Company (St. Louis Metro Area)
Attention to detail and mechanically inclined * Use and read micrometers/tape measures to verify ... machine meet the dimensional tolerances * Read and interpret dimensional drawings * Verify steel ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 24
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
American Jebco Corporation
Seeking experienced maintenance mechanic in the cold heading industry. Experience with National ... Experience with Townsend shaving machines, and universal-automatic drilling machines. Needed ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
American Jebco Corporation
Seeking experienced maintenance mechanic in the cold heading industry. Experience with National ... Experience with Townsend shaving machines, and universal-automatic drilling machines. Needed ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 7
Cicero, IL, USA
American Jebco Corporation
Seeking experienced maintenance mechanic in the cold heading industry. Experience with National ... Experience with Townsend shaving machines, and universal-automatic drilling machines. Needed ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 1
Coal Valley, IL, USA
Valley Meats LLC
... setup and prepare plates for production, as well as assisting in the maintenance of the machines in ... Various mechanical maintenance Skills Required: * Mechanical * Ability to troubleshoot * Ability to ...
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