Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) Salary (United States)

A Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) earns an average wage of $14.29 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) Total Pay (?
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$20,778 - $81,450
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) Total Pay (?
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$10.78 - $19.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,778 - $81,450  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $6,904  
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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$23,711 - $44,504  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $19.05  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $28.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$456.15 - $6,904  
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).
)
$23,711 - $44,504  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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Job Description for Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication)
  • Perform hole drilling and sheet metal cutting functions.
  • Plan sequence of operations and review blueprints to ensure precision.
  • Set up, maintain, and operate laser.
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Pay by Experience Level for Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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National Average
$32,000
Chicago
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication) Salaries

up arrow 10%
Machine Operation
up arrow 2%
National Average
$32,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.
Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 18%
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