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Machinist Automotive Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$54,501 (USD)

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The average pay for a Machinist Automotive is $54,501 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Machinist Automotive is between $40,308 and $66,312. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machinist Automotive. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs automotive engine parts or auxiliary units, such as transmission, differential, springs, or brakes, by setting up and operating variety of general or specialized metalworking machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and machine procedures.
  • Operates lathe to machine water-pump castings, piston heads, valves, and other automotive parts.
  • Clamps piston in carriage of piston-grinding-and-turning machine to grind piston heads to fit cylinders.
  • Adjusts grinding wheel to make cut of specified depth.
  • Clamps valves in position on grinding wheel to grind seating surfaces of valves, moving levers to achieve required depth of cut.
  • Operates boring machine to machine internal surfaces of cylinders in engine block.
  • Cleans parts, before and after machining, in agitator-type cleaning tank to remove grease, rust stains, and foreign matters.
  • Operates lathe, boring, or honing machine to refinish internal surfaces of bearings and connecting rods.
  • Verifies dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and height gauges to ensure adherence to tolerance specifications.
  • May grind metal surfaces of engine block or other parts, using portable or bench grinders.
  • May spray worn or gouges parts with molten aluminum, zinc, or other metal to build up parts.
  • May examine parts for fractures, using magnaflux test equipment.
  • May repair cracks in engine head and other vehicle parts with arc or gas welding equipment.
  • May operate drum lathe to resurface brake drums.
  • May repair and resurface leaf.
Machinist Automotive Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Machinist Automotive jobs: 12,095

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Machinist Automotive Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Automotive Heavy Body and combo man, $30 - 35 per hour
May 5
Maspeth, NY, USA
Abushi Automotive
ABUSHI AUTOMOTIVE GROUP We are looking to hire a Heavy Body and combo man that has experience with Frame machine, body prep, disassemble and assemble parts, panel fitment/alignment, welding ...
Automotive Service Technician - Guaranteed OEM Training
May 14
Darien, CT, USA
JLR Veteran Careers
The Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Service Technician core job description (After formal training ... Operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely. * Drive a manual transmission ...
Military Mechanic - Automotive Service Technician - GI Bill Approved
Mar 24
Englewood, NJ, USA
JLR Veteran Careers
The JLR Automotive Service Technician core job description (After formal training & OJT ... Operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely. * Drive a manual transmission ...
Automotive Technician
Mar 12
East Meadow, NY, USA
Mechanics & Body Shops Marketplace (dba Skill-Loan LLC)
A clean, bright shop environment complete with the latest equipment and alignment machine. * A ... automotive professionals to auto repair shops and dealerships looking for temporary help. We ...
CNC Swiss Programmer/Setter
Apr 22
Hillside, NJ, USA
HHSwiss Machine Products
Demonstrate experience on CNC machines (Swiss style preferred). Ability to read dimensional ... automotive industries.
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