The average Entry-Level Machinery Maintenance Mechanic can expect to rake in roughly $17.31 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Machinery Maintenance Mechanics is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,748 - $61,996
(Median)
$22K
$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,136
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$11.96 - $23.43
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$21,748 - $61,996  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,820  
Commission
$650  
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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$26,524 - $54,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $23.43  
   
Overtime
$16.45 - $33.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,727  
   
Commission
$650  
Profit Sharing
$1,820  
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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$26,524 - $54,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Skills That Affect Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 14%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 5%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Welding
up arrow 1%

System Repair
0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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