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Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer Salary
in Virginia, United States

$62,382 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer is $62,382 a year and $30 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer is between $45,058 and $76,726. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plans numerical control program to control contour-path machining of parts on automatic machine tools.
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines include, but are not limited to, machining tools such as lathes, multi-axis spindles, and milling machines, but the functions formerly performed by human operators are performed by a computer-control module.
  • CNC machines cut away material from a solid block of metal, plastic, glass, or other materials to form a finished part.
  • Applies knowledge of the working properties of materials with CNC programming knowledge to design and carry out the operations needed to make machined products that meet precise specifications.
  • Most companies require previous experience as a machinist or machine setter, operator, and tender along with apprenticeship programs, informally on the job, or training in secondary, vocational, or technical college.
  • Requires knowledge of computers and electronics, computer numerical control, basics of programming, and computer-aided manufacturing.
Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 23,790

Estimated population of Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer jobs: 22,199

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Filler Operator
Feb 9
Mount Jackson, VA, USA
Constantly monitor pouch and cap levels in the filler machine as necessary for continuous efficient and smooth filler machine operation according to specifications. * Control the Lot number usage and ...
Quality Control Manager
Jan 16
Sandston, VA, USA
Kosmo Machine Inc.
... Machine Inc. priorities of Safety, Quality and Productivity. · Learn, understand and enforce ... programming and operation. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS · Blue print reading and GD&T · Knowledge and use ...
Aerospace Engineer, AST, Contamination Control
Feb 15
Hampton, VA, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Directs and/or manages contamination control engineering and integration efforts for projects and ... Computer Engineering, Computer Science*, Earth and Planetary Science, Electrical Engineering ...
JD037 Quality Control Engineer
Jan 30
Chantilly, United States
Dynex Technologies
Compares quantity and part number of items received with procurement data and other specifications ... Computer Skills: Able to navigate through MRP system and the network to find purchase orders ...
Mechanical Engineer and CNC Programmer
Feb 4
Newport News, VA, USA
Express Employment Professionals - Newport News, VA
Positions we are currently sourcing for are listed below; for CNC Programmer, Fabrication ... Determine reference points and direction of machine cutting paths * Computer angular and linear ...
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