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Numerical Control Programmer Salary

$63,420 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,383

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Numerical Control Programmer is $63,420 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Numerical Control Programmer is between $45,808 and $78,003. 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:
  • 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.
Numerical Control Programmer Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 23,770

Estimated population of Numerical Control Programmer jobs: 22,181

Rate of error: 2.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,522
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Numerical Control Programmer Job Listings for United States

Numerical Control Programmer Levels 2,3 and 4
Dec 9
Mesa, AZ, USA
PDS Tech, Inc.
Provides numerical control, machining and programming technical experience. Establishes technical requirements for manufacturing and producibility. Plans, creates, verifies and revises Machine ...
Computer Numerical Control Machinist
Nov 1
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HP Machine and Engineering, Inc.
H P Machine and Engineering has an I mmediate opening for an experienced CNC Machinist that enjoys the challenge of making prototype parts and tooling. The company specializes in precision machining ...
Computer Numerical Control Machinist
Nov 13
us
Precision Aircraft Solutions
The CNC Machinist/Programmer will create CNC programs for machining operations for precision aircraft parts. This position also requires trouble shooting machining problems and resolving problems as ...
Master Cam CNC Programmer
Dec 4
Utica, MI, USA
ResourceMFG
Generate Numerical Control Programs to direct machining of parts on CNC machine tools: * Analyze ... Required: * 2 years NC programming experience in a job shop environment is required. * 3 years of ...
Temp - Engineering/Configuration Control
Nov 26
Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Astrodyne TDI
... numbers from part information details, and update records where required · Execute Bill of ... Engineering Team · Assist quality department with entering Configuration Control Levels for ...

The average pay for a Numerical Control Programmer is $63,420 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Numerical Control Programmer is between $45,808 and $78,003. 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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