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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$35,603 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$459

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is $35,603 a year and $17 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is between $27,273 and $42,413. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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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 Portland, Oregon, 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:
$41,274
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Portland, Oregon

Portland Cost of Living Score:

Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA...

Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

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May 17
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Cornell Pump Company
Able to operate three or more major machines and four or more minor machines. Sets up all fixturing ... Makes setup sheets for new jobs and updates old setup sheets. Confers with engineers, production ...
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Portland, OR, USA
Ameri-Force West
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Machinist
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CyberCoders
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