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Spinning Lathe Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$30,975 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spinning Lathe Operator is $30,975 a year and $15 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Spinning Lathe Operator is between $23,886 and $36,742. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Spinning Lathe Operator Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 29,620

Estimated population of Spinning Lathe Operator jobs: 2,881

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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