Earnings for Entry-Level Machinery Maintenance Mechanics come in at around $17.25 per hour on average. Most Entry-Level Machinery Maintenance Mechanics report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly more than a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,748 - $61,996
$22K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,263
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$11.57 - $23.89
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.25
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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
$1,843  
Commission
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$25,747 - $55,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $23.89  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $33.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,727  
   
Commission
$650  
Profit Sharing
$1,843  
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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$25,747 - $55,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 262

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Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Salt Lake City:
"Good money, but not good enough."
Despite safety policies, you will be cornered into situations where you have to choose to either put your body at risk our be seen as a slacker. The job isn't worth damaging your body.

Key Stats for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 8%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Welding
up arrow 2%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

System Repair
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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