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Wire Drawing Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,417 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$535

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator is $37,417 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator is between $28,434 and $44,803. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator. 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:
  • Operates wire drawing machine to shape or emboss wire used in dental work and costume jewelry: reviews work orders and selects shaping, reducing, or embossing roller dies according to specifications.
  • Positions roller die in machine that shapes, reduces, or embosses wire, such as gold, silver, or copper, to form dental or jewelry wire.
  • Turns setscrews to secure roller die in machine.
  • Inserts wire into machine feed mechanism, starts machine, and monitors machine operation.
  • Measures wire thickness to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometer.
  • Installs progressively smaller dies in machine and repeats operation until wire diameter meets specifications.
  • May measure physical properties of wire, such as tensile strength and bend set, and calculate elongation data, using test instruments and calculator.
  • May record production information, manually or using computer.
Wire Drawing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Wire Drawing Machine Operator jobs: 935

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,376
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Wire Drawing Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator
May 15
Schaumburg, United States
STL
Assistant Machine Operators?for a local paper converting facility.? These positions are full-time ... Set-up wire drawing machines • Change tools and make set-ups for standard and semi-special ...
SMT Machine Operator
May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
... assembly drawings, BOMs, and work instructions to setup machines and to build product. 2. ... wire harnesses, fabricated metals and plastic parts. M-Wave is contacted when outsourcing becomes a ...
2nd Shift Machine Operator
Apr 29
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
McNichols
... Wire Mesh and Designer Metals, as well as a complete line of Metal Grating and Flooring Products. ... Process material by following instructions on work orders and shop drawings and verify material and ...
Machine Operator / Manufacturing 3rd Shift
May 6
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Windy City Wire
A well established and growing wire and cable distributor in Bolingbrook is looking to grow their 3rd shift machine operator staff. If you are looking to work for a growing company with improved ...
Machine Operator
May 17
Merrillville, IN, USA
Exhaust Productions Inc
Our manufacturing team is looking for an experienced Machine Operator who can run a variety of CNC ... Translate the requirements of detailed part drawings into measurements for production * Perform ...
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