Machine Tool Operators

$31,182 - $42,978

Average Per Year

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Computer-controlled machine tool operators control machines that create metal or plastic pieces and increase industrial plant efficiency. They are also frequently responsible for securing attachments and fixtures on machines, ensuring work areas conform to specifications for precision instruments and observe gauges and display screens to track machinery functions.

Certification in machining preferred. See the National Institute for Metalworking Skills for more information.