Fabricating Machine Operator Salary

The average rate for a Fabricating Machine Operator is $14.68 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$10.98 - $19.84
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MEDIAN: $14.68
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $19.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$13.25 - $28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,523 - $46,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Fabricating Machine Operator

  • Load, position, and arrange materials and operate equipment to create products.
  • Communicate irregularities, problems, and process concerns.
  • Calibrate equipment to produce the correct specification of products.
  • Monitor supplies and inventory, and ensure adequate amount of materials ready at hand.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fabricating Machine Operator

Pay by Experience for a Fabricating Machine Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Fabricating Machine Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fabricating Machine Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Fabricating Machine Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 15 salaries. A Fabricating Machine Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Fabricating Machine Operator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Fabricating Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 27%