Machine Shop Foreman Salary
Men make up the majority of Machine Shop Foremans in the United States, bringing in about $23.70 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Machine Shop Foremans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — close to one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than a third. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Machine Shop Foreman
- Supervise and assist machinists and operators to ensure steady production.
- Interpret blueprints and ensure products are produced to specifications in an efficient manner.
- Set up machines, adjust settings, perform calibration, and maintenance.
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Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Foreman
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Machine Shop Foremans with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $46K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $51K. Machine Shop Foremans claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $63K.
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