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Spiral Gear Generator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,387 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$553

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spiral Gear Generator is $38,387 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Spiral Gear Generator is between $29,171 and $46,003. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates one or more spiral-bevel gear generating machines to cut and shape spiral or hypoid teeth on metal bevel-gear blanks according to specifications, machining instructions, and knowledge of gear types and generating procedures: reads blueprint or machining instructions to determine gear type, dimensions, and number of teeth, and machine settings and cutter to be used.
  • Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it on arbor, and positions it to cutting angle.
  • Positions and secures cutter on spindle in relation to workpiece, using wrenches and turning handwheels.
  • Moves levers to set cutter and workpiece rotation speeds in relation to each other.
  • Mounts gears, cams, or templates in machine to control indexing of workpiece and rolling motion of cutter.
  • Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece.
  • Verifies conformance of machined gear to specifications, using micrometers, master gears, and special gear inspection equipment.
  • May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics.
  • May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
Spiral Gear Generator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 121,160

Estimated population of Spiral Gear Generator jobs: 7,866

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,501
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Spiral Gear Generator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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