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Machinist Salary

$49,466 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$940

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Machinist is $49,466 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Machinist is between $36,384 and $60,388. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machinist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Fabricates metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques, operating conventional, special-purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers.
  • Checks blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.
Machinist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 384,350

Estimated population of Machinist jobs: 12,514

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,345
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Machinist Job Listings for United States

Junior CNC Lathe Machinist - 1st Shift (CWI) - Houston, TX
Nov 20
HOUSTON, United States
Baker Hughes
Baker Hugheshas an opening for a Junior CNC Lathe Machinist for 1st Shift to supportCompletions and Wellbore Intervention at our Emmott Road facility in Houston,TX. This machinist will setup and ...
Machinist Helper
Nov 20
Louisville, KY, USA
Curtiss-Wright
The Opportunity | Machinist Helper (Contract) The Machinist Helper supports the machine shop and other departments by cutting and preparing work for both internal and external customers. This is a 6 ...
Machinist (98034)
Nov 19
Gorham, ME, USA
Bonney Staffing Center, Inc.
Machinist (98034) Bonney Staffing - Gorham, Maine Job Summary: A Gorham facility is looking for a qualified Machinist to join their team. This is a Full time first shift position with a Monday ...
Conventional Machinist - 10867
Nov 18
Vista, CA, USA
TalentZok
Conventional Machinist - TalentZok OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an exciting company?! Then we've got the right team for you! In this role, you're responsible for the ...
Milling Machine Machinist 2 - 183110 - St. Augustine, FL
Nov 20
St. Augustine, FL, USA
Chipton-Ross Inc.
High school diploma and/or GED plus at least 4 years of machinist type of experience. The candidate must be fluent in writing programs utilizing version MasterCam 2016 or newer. Preferred ...

The average pay for a Machinist is $49,466 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Machinist is between $36,384 and $60,388. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machinist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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