Machinist in Wichita Salary

A Machinist in Wichita, Kansas earns an average wage of $17.03 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Blueprints, CNC/NC, and Machine Operation. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$13.18 - $23.39
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MEDIAN: $17.54
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $23.39  
   
Overtime
$18.91 - $37.08  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$3,300  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,950  
Total Pay (?
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$30,773 - $72,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Wichita, Kansas

Sedgwick County, Kansas
389,955
Male:
192,354 (49.3%)
Female:
197,601 (50.7%)
Wichita (/ˈwɪtʃᵻtɔː/ WITCH-ə-taw) is the largest city in the state of Kansas and the 48th-largest city in the United States. Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River, Wichita is the county seat of Sedgwick County and the principal city of the Wichita metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 382,368; as of 2014, it was estimated to have increased to 389,965. In 2015, the estimated population of the Wichita metropolitan area was 644,610, and that of the larger Wichita-Winfield combined statistical area was 680,398. The city began as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s, then was incorporated in 1870. It subsequently became a key destination for cattle drives traveling north from Texas to access railroads, earning it the nickname "Cowtown". In the 1920s and 1930s, businessmen and aeronautical engineers established a number of successful aircraft manufacturing companies in Wichita including...
Wichita:
$46,894
Kansas:
$53,906
$734
Wichita:
$124,400
Kansas:
$141,200
3.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinist

Pay by Experience for a Machinist has a positive trend. An entry-level Machinist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machinist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Machinist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 5 salaries. A Machinist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Machinist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲17%

Blueprints
▲13%

▲9%



National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 10%
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