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Spinning Lathe Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$35,325 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$470

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spinning Lathe Operator is $35,325 a year and $17 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Spinning Lathe Operator is between $27,240 and $41,903. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates spinning lathe to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, using blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools.
  • Clamps metal disk to chuck by turning handwheel that forces follow block against disk.
  • Secures steady rest fixture on cross-slide.
  • Starts machine and coats outside of rotating disk with spinning compound.
  • Positions, holds, and moves long-handled compound lever tool against disk, using steady rest as fulcrum point, to apply required pressure to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck.
  • Varies amount and location of pressure on disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and temperature and thickness of metal disk.
  • Replaces steady rest with bar tool attachment, turns handwheel to set bar tool and cut off excess metal from workpiece.
  • Verifies dimension of finished article with steel rule and diameter tape.
  • May form wood spinning chucks by turning on lathe.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$40,952
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Spinning Lathe Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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