An Entry-Level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator earns an average wage of $13.59 per hour. A skill in Machine Programming, Manufacturing is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,287 - $42,412
(Median)
$21K
$33K
$42K
MEDIAN: $32,991
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$10.36 - $17.31
(Median)
$10
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,287 - $42,412  
   
Bonus
$195.41 - $5,817  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$22,319 - $39,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $17.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38  
Overtime
$15.14 - $24.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$195.41 - $5,817  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$22,319 - $39,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 844
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National Average: $30,524

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator in Oxford:
"General setup info and practical knowledge."
Learn how to setup for machining parts and how to use all precision measuring devices like dial gages.

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Skills That Affect Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
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Equipment Maintenance
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Blueprints
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Machine Operation
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CNC/NC
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National Average
$31,000

Precision Measurement
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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