Soldering Machine Operators


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Soldering Machine Operators

Soldering Machine Operators - Wages & Trends

Some machine operators work a great deal of overtime. Overtime hours increase monthly earnings.

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The operator's level of skill and responsibility also affect wages.

Welding and soldering machine operators who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance.

Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders (SOC 51-4122)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.67 $16.35 $20.14
Yearly $28,435 $34,015 $41,895
    Cook County Hourly $13.92 $16.62 $20.84
Yearly $28,963 $34,573 $43,347
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $10.18 $11.04 $11.90
Yearly $21,184 $22,965 $24,746
    Du Page County Hourly $11.79 $15.05 $20.88
Yearly $24,528 $31,298 $43,429
    Lake County Hourly $13.43 $14.93 $18.47
Yearly $27,928 $31,054 $38,414
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.08 $16.28 $18.30
Yearly $29,282 $33,858 $38,063
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.47 $17.52 $19.76
Yearly $32,182 $36,444 $41,092
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $14.94 $17.74 $20.71
Yearly $31,072 $36,893 $43,074
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $14.33 $16.56 $18.51
Yearly $29,797 $34,440 $38,495
    Rockford Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
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    Springfield Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
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    Will County Hourly $13.59 $15.06 $18.05
Yearly $28,261 $31,323 $37,544
United States Hourly $15.16 $18.42 $22.84
Yearly $31,540 $38,310 $47,510
(1) Wage estimate isn't available.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.