Experienced Machinist Salary

Experienced Machinists take home an average $20.58 per hour. In the world of Experienced Machinists, overall income ranges from $34K near the bottom to $65K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Experienced Machinists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,735 - $76,589
$36K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,555
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50%
90%

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$15.71 - $27.88
$16
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,735 - $76,589  
   
Bonus
$510 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,966  
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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$34,384 - $65,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.71 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$23.39 - $40.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$510 - $5,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,966  
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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$34,384 - $65,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,200

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,731

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With a pay rate for Experienced Machinists that is 22 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Machinists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+17 percent), Austin (+13 percent), St. Louis (+8 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). In Albuquerque, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cincinnati (11 percent lower) and Pittsburgh (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Machinist

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
25%
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Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

CAD/CAM
▲9%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲8%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲5%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲4%


▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$48,000


Setup
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 14%