Machine Shop Manager Salary (United States)

A Machine Shop Manager earns an average salary of $64,265 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and CNC Process Engineering.
Machine Shop Manager Total Pay (?
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$42,156 - $87,556
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MEDIAN: $64,265
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Machine Shop Manager Total Pay (?
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$15.59 - $32.08
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$42,156 - $87,556  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
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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$38,099 - $90,532  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.59 - $32.08  
   
Overtime
$20.85 - $48.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
   
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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$38,099 - $90,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Machine Shop Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$61,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Machine Shop Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 28%
CNC Process Engineering
up arrow 24%
up arrow 7%
CAD/CAM
up arrow 2%
National Average
$61,000
Precision Machining
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
39%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 25%
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