Experienced Machinist Salary

Experienced Machinists take home approximately $20.80 per hour on average. Total cash earnings of Experienced Machinists range from $34K on the low end to $65K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $8K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Experienced Machinists is high. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,532 - $74,582
$36K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,069
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$15.72 - $27.80
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MEDIAN: $20.80
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$0$74K
Salary $35,532 - $74,582
Bonus $506 - $5,011
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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$34,285 - $65,241
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.72 - $27.80
Overtime $23.42 - $40.13
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $506 - $5,011
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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$34,285 - $65,241
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,188

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,348

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Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Machinists, 20 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Machinists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+16 percent), Austin (+12 percent), St. Louis (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+4 percent). Albuquerque is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Workers in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Machinist

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
25%
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Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

CAD/CAM
▲7%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲7%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲3%


▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$48,000


Setup
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 14%
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