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Machine Shop Manager Salary (United States)

A Machine Shop Manager earns an average salary of $65,917 per year. A skill in CNC Process Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Machine Shop Manager Salary (?
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$43,194 - $87,954
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MEDIAN: $65,917
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Machine Shop Manager Salary (?
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$15.53 - $31.89
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,194 - $87,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,075  
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $18,121  
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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$39,022 - $90,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $31.89  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $48.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,075  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $18,121  
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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$39,022 - $90,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Job Description for Machine Shop Manager

A machine shop manager is a skilled tradesperson who oversees manufacturing processes for companies such as steel mills, metal processors, and automotive, aerospace, and shipbuilding businesses. They need to read and understand mechanical drawings and blueprints, as well as meet with other department heads to ensure that a company's productivity goals are met. Additionally, machine shop managers are expected to understand and implement company policies, including quality control and safety plans. They motivate, teach, and schedule subordinates to meet company processing and manufacturing goals. As such, they should posses strong interpersonal and leadership skills. They are generally expected to write and submit evaluations of subordinates, as well as issue rewards and discipline. If an injury takes place, a machine job manager must write a report and file it through the proper channels.
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Machine Shop Manager Tasks
  • Upgrade and maintain machinery, order parts, and ensure repair records are kept up to date.
  • Train employees in the proper use of equipment, enforce safety regulations, assign tasks, and oversee employees’ work.
  • Supervise and coordinate activity in a machine shop, and make sure operations are carried out efficiently and safely.
  • Interpret blueprints and develop plans for how to complete a project.

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Experience Affects Machine Shop Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$62,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Manager Salaries

CNC Process Engineering
up arrow 23%
up arrow 7%
National Average
$62,000
Operations Management
up arrow 1%
Precision Machining
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 26%