Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Salary

A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist earns an average wage of $18.25 per hour.
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$30,071 - $61,277
$30K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,317
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$13.03 - $25.03
$13
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$25
MEDIAN: $18.22
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$0$61K
Salary $30,071 - $61,277
Bonus $386.30 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $295.17 - $5,872
Commission $7,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,156 - $57,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.03 - $25.03
Overtime $18.52 - $36.06
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $386.30 - $2,980
Commission $7,750
Profit Sharing $295.17 - $5,872
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,156 - $57,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,783

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Job Description for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinists are responsible for operating machine tools to create metallic pieces. They set up industrial machinery and oversee its functioning. CNC machinists must be able to interpret and use blueprints for specific piece design, as well as calibrate equipment to follow product specifications. They also follow strict company and industry safety regulations, as well as a tightly controlled sequence of functions.

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Tasks

  • Determine the sequence of machine operations and develop programs that run the machine tools.
  • Retest and rewrite CNC programs to ensure proper functioning.

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Popular Skills for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

Pay by Experience for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 872 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 579 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 571 salaries. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 385 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,981

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist?

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Mooers:
"Growing opportunities."
Pros: I've had the opportunity to self teach the mechanics and the operation of multiple CNC machines in this year of working for this company.
Cons: Lifting heavy objects on and off the machine is the hardest physical chalange of my life. I am an athlete that has been pushed before but this is far more strenuous.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Whiting:
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is that I can work independently.
Cons: The thing I least like about my job is being rushed to complete parts in a fashionable about of time.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Wellington:
Pros: Great work environment and coworkers, job security.
Cons: Twelve hour night shift, rotating schedule.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in San Antonio:
Pros: My job is extremely rewarding and I love it.
Cons: I can't think of any negatives about my job.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Morgantown:
Pros: Creating Something to be used in the world, generating from raw bar stock material.
Cons: Negativity on the floor.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Indianapolis:
"Good job to learn."
Pros: Learning a new trade.
Cons: My pay rate.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in Jasper:
"Good worker."
Pros: Keeps you thinking.
Cons: Nothing. All is good.

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Key Stats for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 310 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Salaries

▲20%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$41,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Salaries



▲8%



Setup
▲2%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

set up
▼1%


Editing
▼8%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 310 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 16%
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