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Welder Setter Electron Beam Machine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,488 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welder Setter Electron Beam Machine is $39,488 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Welder Setter Electron Beam Machine is between $29,928 and $47,403. 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

  • Sets up electron-beam welding machine to join together metal components through emission of electrons in vacuum chamber onto workpiece, according to welding charts and specifications: turns knobs to set voltage and welding speed according to specifications.
  • Turns knobs to set focus of electron beam, beam current, vacuum level and deflection, according to welding charts of parameter settings and equipment setup experience.
  • Turns controls to start air-pumping and water-cooling systems.
  • Positions metal components into present fixture.
  • Pushes cycle button to automatically start power supply and to weld component.
  • Inspects welded component for defects according to knowledge of metal characteristics and electron-beam welding equipment.
  • Cleans gun cartridge, using cleaning solution, and replaces damaged filament, using handtools.
  • Replaces worn seal in vacuum chamber, using wrench.
Welder Setter Electron Beam Machine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 38,750

Estimated population of Welder Setter Electron Beam Machine jobs: 1,462

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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