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CAM Machinist Salary

$47,129 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a CAM Machinist is $47,129 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a CAM Machinist is between $34,856 and $57,342. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a CAM Machinist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates numerical control machines or machining centers to perform various machine functions, such as cutting, drilling, milling, reaming, boring, and broaching of metallic and nonmetallic work pieces, utilizing knowledge of machine tool capabilities, machinability of materials, and shop math.
  • Reads and follows blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences.
CAM Machinist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 144,660

Estimated population of CAM Machinist jobs: 10,199

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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CAM Machinist Job Listings for United States

Jun 22
Chicago, IL, USA
CAD/CAM Recruiters, Inc.
Swiss screw machines, Swiss screw machine jobs, Swiss screw machining jobs, Swiss CAM screw machines, Swiss CNC Jobs, Swiss CNC careers, Swiss Type Cam screw machines, and Swiss Lathes. candidates ...
CAD/CAM Programmer
Jun 11
New Orleans, LA, USA
Laitram Machine Shop
Laitram Machine Shop, L.L.C.currently has a CAD/CAM programming position available. This individual will beprimarily responsible for programming jobs for our CNC machines, developing andsupporting ...
Hiring CNC Operators, Programmers, Machinists and CAD/CAM Designers
Jun 2
Cincinnati, OH, USA
OMS Staff Solutions
Programming experience, ability to read prints/drawings and machine maintenance experience a plus but not required * CAD/CAM Designer * $25-35/HR to start, may go hirer for the right person * 1st ...
Machine Builder/Machine Assembler
Apr 29
Hanover, PA, USA
CAM Innovation Inc.
Ability and experience in welding or machining is not required, but is a plus Company Description CAM Innovation is a leading machine design and manufacturing company for the rail, mining, steel ...
CNC Mill Machinist
Jun 18
Longwood, FL, USA
Selectwo Machine Company, Inc.
The CNC Machinist programs the part utilizing CAD/CAM programming, sets up the machine to make the part, loads the parts and/or raw material in the machine as required, cycles the machine, and ...
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