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Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer Salary

The average pay for an Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer is $20.04 per hour.
$13.91 - $25.74
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $25.74  
   
Overtime
$17.59 - $38.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,861 - $63,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Job Description for Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer

  • Write or edit programs for precision machinery.
  • Ensure that precision machinery is in working condition and proprely calibrated.
  • Determine program requirements based on design and engineering requirements.
  • Operate precision machinery as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer Reviews

What is it like working as an Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer?

Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer in Galesville:
"Mixed bag of Pros/Cons."
Pros: I enjoy the challenge that every job brings with it. Variety is the spice of life here. Truly is interesting work that I can dive right into each day.
Cons: Equipment is 15-20+ years old in most cases and upgrades never seem to be affordable. No one really wants to learn anything new just keep the status quo going. If you innovate be ready to get your nose cut off if it doesn't work out perfect the first time.

Experience Affects Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) Operator and Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 16%