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Machine Specialist Salary
in Los Angeles, California

$48,860 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Specialist is $48,860 a year and $23 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Specialist is between $36,335 and $59,299. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders, to machine metallic and nonmetallic work pieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and depth of cut, and ascertains sequence of operations.
Machine Specialist Job Prevalence in Los Angeles, California, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Machine Specialist jobs: 19,022

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Los Angeles ( (listen); Spanish: Los Ángeles; Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California, the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City, and the third most populous city in North America. With an estimated population of nearly four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis. Los Angeles is the largest city...

Machine Specialist Job Listings for Los Angeles, California

Machine Operator
Jun 13
Monterey Park, CA, USA
LG Staffing Solutions on Demand, Inc.
The automated twisting machine set up position will require specialist training to develop the skills and expertise. The position is accountable for ensuring all automated machines are effectively ...
Machine Operator
Jun 20
Culver City, CA, USA
Pacific Piston Ring Company, Inc.
Pacific Piston Ring Company is seeking a full time Machine Operator to join our team. Responsibilities: * Operate various machines including lathe and grinder in a factory setting. * Be able to ...
Machine Operator
Jun 21
Pacoima, CA, USA
Partnership Staffing
IN NEED OF MACHINE OPERATORS WITH PUNCH PRESS EXPERIENCE!! We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You'll ensure the interminable and efficient ...
Quotation Specialist/Jr. Planner/Aerospace - #10149
Jun 21
Compton, CA, USA
Quotation Specialist/Jr. Planner - Aerospace OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity ... Machine Shop Understanding - * Familiar with Quotations and order creation * Excellent computer ...
Machine Operator-1
Jun 18
Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA
MACHINE OPERATOR * Shift: 6AM to 2:30PM Job Description: * production of airplane seats * use of hand tools and tape measure * lay up and manufacturing * standing for long periods of time * HEAVY ...
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