Machine Set Up Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$34,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$45,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Parker Hannifin
Highest Paying City
Milwaukee, WI
Highest Paying State
Wisconsin
Average Experience Level
6.0 years
How much does a machine set up operator make?
The national average salary for a Machine Set Up Operator in the U.S. is $34,145 annually or $16.42 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $25,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $45,000. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Machine Set Up Operators. Wisconsin, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Hawaii have the highest paying Machine Set Up Operator jobs. The typical tenure for a Machine Set Up Operator is 6.0 years.
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Average Machine Set Up Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Machine Set Up Operator in the USA is $34,145 annually or $16.42 hourly. Machine Set Up Operators make the most in Milwaukee, WI at about $35,646 per year. Not only that, Milwaukee, WI also has an average entry-level salary of $27,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Machine Set Up Operator salaries are Wisconsin, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Hawaii. Texas, South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia have the lowest reported salaries for Machine Set Up Operators.

Map of Machine Set Up Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Machine Set Up Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Machine Set Up Operator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Machine Set Up Operator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Machine Set Up Operators are Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. Parker Hannifin and Schwan's are the best paying companies for Machine Set Up Operators. In addition, companies like MicroVention and GEMINI MFG report highly competitive salaries for Machine Set Up Operators.

Average Machine Set Up Operator Pay By Industry

Machine Set Up Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Automotive companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Machine Set Up Operators. Automotive companies pay Machine Set Up Operators an average salary of $35,115, Retail companies pay $34,088, and Manufacturing companys come in at $33,919. The types of companies that pay Machine Set Up Operators the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $33,147.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$35,115
$35k
Retail
Retail
$34,088
$34k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$33,919
$34k
Technology
Technology
$33,147
$33k

Machine Set Up Operator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Machine Set Up Operator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Machine Set Up Operator can range from $27,197 to $44,253 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Location
Date Added
Salary
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